Archive: May 2023

ICCA International Advocacy Training – Hong Kong 2023

In May 2023 The Inns of Court College of Advocacy sent our very own Alan Robertshaw to Hong Kong to join the local Hong Kong Bar and a number of advocacy trainers from other jurisdictions to take part in advocacy training for aspiring Hong Kong barristers. As well as Alan, there were representatives from Malaysia, […]

New Joint-Heads of Immigration & Public Law

As of this month, the Joint-Heads of Chambers’ immigration and public law team, Samina Iqbal and Sarah Pinder, are making way for new leadership. We are delighted to announce that Krystelle Wass and Julian Norman are carrying the mantle forward and will continue to lead the team from strength to strength. Samina and Sarah jointly […]

Celebrating John Francis, Senior Clerk

On 18th May 2023, Chambers was delighted to celebrate our Senior Clerk, John Francis, and his 50 years clerking at the Bar. John has been clerking members of Goldsmith Chambers for 47 years and this year, completed 50 years as a clerk. John started clerking in August 1972 at 1 KBW, moving to 1 Dr […]

Dr Charlotte Proudman delighted to become Senior Research Associate at Intellectual Forum, Jesus College, Cambridge

We are delighted to announce that Dr Charlotte Proudman has recently become an Intellectual Forum Senior Research Associate at Jesus College, Cambridge. Dr Charlotte Proudman is an award-winning barrister and academic specialising in violence against women and girls. Charlotte is a pioneer in furthering legal change in landmark family law cases concerning rape, domestic abuse, and coercive and controlling […]

Appeal Against Refusal to Strike Out Claim

David Giles instructed for the defendant in appeal against refusal to strike out claim. The appeal raises the issue of whether findings in employment tribunal proceedings were binding on the same parties in their county court proceedings.

Samina Iqbal secures permission in age assessment claim

Joint-Head of the immigration and public law team, Samina Iqbal, has secured permission to apply in a judicial review claim in the High Court challenging a local authority’s age assessment of the Claimant following an oral renewal of the claim. The Statement of Facts and Grounds was initially drafted by Jeremy Frost, also a practitioner […]

Dr Charlotte Proudman successful in securing a costs order on behalf of a domestic abuse victim against Social Work England 

Re Z (Disclosure to Social Work England: Costs) [2023] EWHC 982 (Fam) Dr Charlotte Proudman represented a victim of domestic abuse who was abused by her ex-partner, a senior social worker. The mother appealed the trial Judge’s refusal to disclose findings of domestic abuse to the father’s regulatory body, Social Work England (SWE). The mother was successful […]


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