Archive: June 2021

Legal Women UK

Christina Warner features in Legal Women UK discussing her route to the Bar. Christina writes about her unconventional route to family and animal protection practice and how being from a working-class background, the first in her family to go to university and being of dual heritage has influenced her journey. Christina hopes that by sharing […]

Bar Council Guest Blog

Christina Warner writes for the Bar Council about the need for greater representation of those with visible and non-visible disabilities at the Bar. Analysing why discussions are necessary, Christina looks at a recent Bar Standards Board report on diversity at the Bar.   She shares her own experiences and the importance of finding support through […]

Krystelle Wass Joins Chambers

Chambers is delighted to welcome Krystelle Wass as a member, who joins Chambers’ immigration and public law team as well as the crime team. Krystelle practices in the areas of immigration, refugee and asylum, and public law. Her work encompasses the full spectrum of appeal and judicial review work. She prides herself on being thorough, approachable […]

Dr Charlotte Proudman wins domestic abuse appeal on behalf of a complainant of domestic abuse in the family courts

Dr Proudman represented the mother whom is a complainant of domestic abuse and coercive and controlling behaviour at an open court hearing this week. The trial judge had incorrectly applied criminal law principles to family proceedings, for example, assault, battery and self-defence. The trial judge’s judgment was set aside. The Mother’s allegations will be heard […]

Article in Family Law Journal

In celebration of Pride Month 2021, Christina Warner’s article ‘LGBT+ families – beyond the ‘alternative’ structure’ is featured in this month’s edition of Family Law Journal. Christina considers the progress of LGBT families in the last 60 years, the influence of changing social attitudes and legislative developments as well as evolving ideas of parental and gender roles. […]

Goldsmith Chambers’ Civil Watch Series – May 2021

In the 4th collection of the Civil Watch series, Daniel Searle explains the Supreme Court’s decision in Asda Stores Ltd v Brierley and others [2021] UKSC 10 and Ian Cain provides a practice note on claiming for care and assistance costs in personal injury cases.   Click here for Daniel’s Case Note  Click here for […]

Paper in Global Journal of Animal Law

Christina Warner’s paper Protecting Companion Animals from Domestic Abuse: A comparative analysis of legal developments in the U.S. and the U.K. has been published in the Global Journal of Animal Law.  Co-writing the paper with Dr Marion C. Willetts, Associate Professor of Sociology at Illinois State University, Christina analyses and highlights the need for the progress of the rights of […]


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