Archive: December 2022

Immigration and Public Law Team Festive Newsletter

At the end of another challenging year, we pause to reflect on all we have managed to achieve together and take this opportunity to thank all our staff, collaborators and friends, who remain an integral part of our team.  We also welcome our new Junior clerk, Sanchia (replacing Jordan).  Our work as a multi-disciplinary set […]

Immigration and Public Law Casebook for 2020-2021

We are pleased to upload our long-awaited Casebook covering some of the important cases from 2020-2021.  The immigration and public law team had been delayed in editing this but we hope that you will agree, the Casebook sets out some comprehensive summaries and updates, which remain very useful to date. You can download a full […]

A & Anor v B & Ors [2022] EWHC 3089 (Fam)

Anthony Metzer KC and Dr Charlotte Proudman represented two appellant mothers in an appeal concerning allegations of rape, domestic abuse and coercive and controlling behaviour. The court addressed the following propositions in the Judgment: A) Whether the family court should apply a consistent definition of (i) rape, (ii) sexual assault or (iii) consent, making clear the difference between […]

Meyrick Williams successful in Court of Appeal – quashing conviction.

Meyrick earlier appeared in the Court of Appeal in October/november in an appeal against conviction or sentence regarding a conspiracy to rob. The appeal against conviction was based on the wrongful admission of evidence. In this case it was asserted contrary to the judge’s ruling the evidence was in fact “bad character” and should not […]


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