Archive: November 2022

Permission granted in Afghan Judicial Review case

Sarah Pinder, together with her instructing solicitors – Jamie Bell and Isolde Hill of Duncan Lewis Solicitors – have secured permission to apply for judicial review seeking to challenge a 14-month delay in the consideration, by the Ministry of Defence, of the Claimant’s application for relocation to the UK under the Afghanistan Relocation and Assistance […]

Dr Proudman successful in domestic abuse appeal on behalf of a mother in the High Court

CM v IP [2022] EWHC 2755 (Fam) Dr Charlotte Proudman represented a complainant of rape, domestic abuse and coercive and controlling behaviour in the Family Division of the High Court. Dr Proudman was successful on both grounds of appeal: Ground 1: The judge was wrong in failing to implement participatory directions to assist the mother, a […]

Judicial Appointment

We are very delighted to announce that Sarah Pinder has been appointed as a Deputy District Judge on the Midlands Circuit within the Civil and Family Jurisdictions. Sarah, who is the Joint-Head of the immigration and public law team, will continue her practice in these areas of law. Sarah was also appointed as a First-tier […]

Heather Beckett

Further to our previous post announcing the rankings of Chambers members, we are delighted to announce that Heather Beckett has been recognised in Legal 500:  Clinical Negligence (Tier 4 – Leading Junior) ‘Heather is an outstanding advocate and barrister. She is extremely conscientious and knowledgeable. Her command of her claim is impeccable. Heather is extremely personable and is a […]


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