Archive: September 2021

Surrogacy & Immigration Webinar

*UPDATE* – you can now view this webinar by clicking on this link. Sarah Pinder, a senior practitioner and joint-head of Chambers’ immigration and public law team, will present a webinar with Fiona Lyon, Partner at Anthony Gold LLP at 5pm today (30th September 2021) and it is not too late to register! Fiona and Sarah will be speaking on […]

Inspirational Women in Law Awards 2021

As nominations for this year’s Inspirational Women in Law Awards close today, 30th September 2021, Chambers continues to celebrate last year’s winner in the ‘Champion of the Year’ category: our colleague Samina Iqbal. We are also delighted that Samina has been invited to join this year’s judging panel. Samina is Joint-Head of Chambers’ immigration and […]

Dr Charlotte Proudman wins permission to appeal for a mother in domestic abuse case

Dr Proudman successfully persuaded the appellate court in family proceedings to grant permission to appeal a judgment of a lower court. Dr Proudman was instructed by a mother in complex private law proceedings involving allegations of child abuse, domestic abuse & coercive and controlling behaviour. Dr Proudman argued that it was wrong for the trial […]

Webinar – Medico-Legal Reports

The Immigration and Public Law Team was delighted to collaborate in this webinar with Dr Juliet Cohen, Head of Doctors at Freedom from Torture, which was presented on 21st September 2021. You can access a copy of the presentation slides here. To view the recording, click on the link immediately below. Senior practitioners Charlotte Bayati, Samina […]

Sarah Pinder is interviewed by CJ McKinney, Free Movement editor

As part of her work representing Afghan interpreters who assisted and served UK Armed Forces when deployed in Helmand, Afghanistan, Sarah Pinder, a senior member of the immigration and public law team, was invited to join CJ McKinney, Editor of Free Movement and Jamie Bell, Solicitor – Duncan Lewis Solicitors. Readers can catch up on […]

Nationality & Immigration Bill Cont.

On 6th July 2021, the Government published its Nationality and Immigration Bill. This is now progressing through the House of Commons having undergone the 2nd reading on 19th July 2021. It is understood that the Bill will go to Committee Stage later this month. Several members of the immigration and public law team contributed to […]

Sarah Memmi

Chambers is delighted to welcome Sarah Memmi as a member, who joins our Crime and Family teams. Sarah specialises in all areas of crime and accepts instructions in both defence and prosecution, as well as private and public law children proceedings. She will also be accepting instructions on a direct access basis. Sarah previously practised […]

Goldsmith Chambers’ Civil Watch Series – 6th Issue

In the bumper summer 6th collection of the Civil Watch series, Joseph Byrne considers the correct approach to exemplary damages in light of the Court of Appeal’s decision in Rees v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis. Shárin Diegan considers the recent case of Al Jaber and Others v. Mitchell and Others [2021] EWCA Civ […]


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