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Cathy Jaquiss awarded Young Pro Bono Barrister of the Year 2020

Chambers was very happy to have celebrated the last two awards being announced from the Bar Pro Bono Awards 2020 on 21st November 2020 at the Bar Conference, hosted online by Amanda Pinto QC, Chair of the Bar Council. In particular, Chambers is delighted to congratulate Catherine Jaquiss, who was awarded joint winner in the ‘Young Pro […]

LAUNCH – New Immigration & Public Law and Animal Rights teams

It is with great pleasure that Chambers is hosting the official launch of our two new teams practising in IMMIGRATION AND PUBLIC LAW and ANIMAL RIGHTS. The launch will be hosted on Zoom on 8th December 2020 at 6pm. Mr Justice Fordham, High Court Judge, and Steve Wise, Founder and President of the Non-human Rights […]

Inspirational Women in Law Awards 2020

Chambers is delighted to have celebrated the Inspirational Women in Law Awards 2020 on the evening of 5th November 2020, organised by the Next 100 years campaign. In particular, Chambers wishes to congratulate Samina Iqbal, who was awarded ‘Champion of the Year’. Samina is Joint-Head of Chambers’ immigration and public law team and was recognised for […]

Bar Pro Bono Awards 2020

Chambers is delighted to have celebrated the Bar Pro Bono Awards 2020 at its virtual ceremony last night, 4th November 2020, and wishes to congratulate each of our individual members’ achievements. Chambers was also deeply honoured to receive the award for Pro Bono Chambers of the Year. Additionally, we would like to congratulate: Sangeetha Iengar – […]

Chambers continues to grow from strength to strength

Chambers is delighted to welcome Jan Doerfel as a member, who joins Chambers’ immigration and public law team. Jan Doerfel (2000) – Jan is a direct access barrister who has been practising in the field of immigration, asylum and human rights law for over 17 years. He is extremely passionate about getting justice for his clients […]

Dominic Bell Secures Acquittal

Dominic Bell secured the acquittal of a door supervisor who was charged with a serious assault upon a patron of  the nightclub for whom he worked. The case involved a frame by frame analysis of CCTV footage and the question of causation relating to injuries. As a result of careful cross-examination, the judge at Canterbury […]

Immigration and Public Law team’s submission to IRAL’s Call for Evidence

Goldsmith Chambers’ immigration and public law team has submitted its response to the Independent Review of Administrative Law and its Call for Evidence “on how well or effectively judicial review balances the legitimate interest in citizens being able to challenge the lawfulness of executive action with the role of the executive in carrying on the […]