Archive: October 2020

Immigration and Public Law team’s submission to IRAL’s Call for Evidence

Goldsmith Chambers’ immigration and public law team has submitted its response to the Independent Review of Administrative Law and its Call for Evidence “on how well or effectively judicial review balances the legitimate interest in citizens being able to challenge the lawfulness of executive action with the role of the executive in carrying on the […]

Stephen Knafler QC

Members of Goldsmith Chambers wish to express their sadness at the death of Stephen Knafler QC. He was an amazing barrister and a good man. Several of our members had the honour to have been led by him – he was always such a team player and a true collaborator. This is a huge loss […]

Chambers & Partners 2021

Chambers is delighted to announce that a number of members of chambers have been ranked in Chambers & Partners 2021 edition. Anthony Metzer QC – Police Law (Mainly Claimant) – Silks – Band 2Well versed in actions against the police, including claims for malicious prosecution, false imprisonment and assault. He is noted for his skills […]

Chambers continues to grow from strength to strength

Chambers is delighted to announce that six new practitioners have or will be joining Chambers very soon. We are very pleased to welcome all new members, whose details and short biographies appear below. Amarjit Seehra, Sara Anzani, Emma Harris and George Symes join Chambers from 10 Kings Bench Walk Chambers and will start as members […]

Victoria Wilson selected for the Bar Council Leadership Programme

Chambers is delighted to announce that Victoria Wilson has been selected for the inaugural Bar Council Leadership Programme, which is intended to facilitate a powerful network of new leaders, now and in the future. The programme provides an opportunity for barristers to consider the role they can play within their practice areas, chambers, the Bar and wider […]

We Are Advocate Awards

Chambers is delighted to announce that several members have been nominated for awards with We Are Advocate (formerly the Bar Pro Bono Unit). They are: Anthony Metzer – Pro Bono QC of the Year Samina Iqbal – International Pro Bono Barrister of the Year Sarah Pinder – Junior Pro Bono Barrister of the Year Sangeetha […]

Victoria Wilson appointed as a LawCare champion

Chambers is delighted to announce that specialist family barrister Victoria Wilson has been appointed as a LawCare champion in recognition of her ongoing contribution towards promoting good mental health and wellbeing in the legal community. LawCare is a charity which provides information and support to anyone in the legal world experiencing mental health and wellbeing […]

London Legal Walk 2020

Goldsmith Chambers braved the rain and strode out from Chambers to walk the usual scenic route for the London Legal Walk. Members who were not able to join in London, still partook in the 10k walk closer to home and even at home on treadmills. Chambers has so far raised a total of £380 for […]

Anthony Metzer QC successfully assists another client obtain a religious divorce

Anthony Metzer QC, with solicitor Gary Lesin-Davis of W Legal, obtained a successful result for their client, following the threat of using the criminal law of coercive and controlling behaviour in an intimate relationship. Had the case needed litigating, this would have been a second landmark case. However, Anthony’s innovative suggestion of employing Section 76 of the […]

Legal 500 2021

Chambers is delighted to announce that a number of members of chambers, 11 in total spanning 13 entries, have been successfully ranked in the Legal 500 2020 and that Chambers as a set is ranked again in Immigration. CRIME – Leading Silk – Tier 3 – Anthony Metzer QC, Head of chambers – “A powerful advocate who […]


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