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Re GB (Part 25 Application: Parental Alienation) [2023] EWFC 150

Dr. Charlotte Proudman was successful at an appeal hearing representing a mother accused of parental alienation. Dr. Proudman, as Counsel for the Appellant, sought a review for a lower Court hearing in which District Judge Sethi allowed the instruction of an expert. The appeal was successful. His Honour Judge Middleton-Roy concluded that an expert psychological […]

Dr Charlotte Proudman successfully represents mother on appeal in Re GB (Part 25 Application: Parental Alienation) [2023] EWFC 150

Dr Charlotte Proudman successfully represents mother on appeal in Re GB (Part 25 Application: Parental Alienation) [2023] EWFC 150 Re GB (Part 25 Application: Parental Alienation) [2023] EWFC 150 Instructed on a direct access basis on behalf of a mother in private law children proceedings, Dr Charlotte Proudman successfully argued that it is not the role of […]

Family Law Awards 2023 Shortlist Announced

We are delighted to announce that Goldsmith Chambers has been shortlisted for two awards and a valued member of our Chambers, Dr Charlotte Proudman has also been shortlisted for a prestigious award. Family Law Case of the Year Two cases in which Dr Charlotte Proudman was instructed have been shortlisted for case of the year: […]

Dr Charlotte Proudman represents wife at appeal hearing of financial remedy order

BF v LE [2023] EWHC 2009 (Fam) Dr Proudman represented the wife at an appeal hearing against refusal to set aside financial remedies order on grounds of lack of capacity and no participatory directions/special measures being in force. The wife was 16 months out of time in appealing. The High Court heard the appeal because […]

A v B (Appeal: Domestic Abuse) [2023] EWHC 1499 (Fam) (20 June 2023)

A v B (Appeal: Domestic Abuse) [2023] EWHC 1499 (Fam) (20 June 2023) Dr Charlotte Proudman and Elisabeth Traugott represented a mother at an appeal hearing in the High Court that addressed issues of sexual coercion and submission within marriage. Despite finding the Recorder’s comments about the “inherent probability” of the mother’s allegations of rape to […]

Goldsmith Chambers nominated for Legal 500 Bar Awards 2023

We are delighted to announce that our immigration team has been shortlisted for “Immigration Set of the Year” and that Charlotte Bayati has been shortlisted for “Immigration Junior of the Year” at the Legal 500 Bar Awards. Charlotte is an exceptional immigration practitioner whose expertise ranges from complex EU matters to multifaceted asylum appeals, particularly […]

Historic Abuse

Meyrick Williams and David Barr instructed as leading and junior defence counsel for second defendant in Rochdale grooming case. This is the first trial in a new series following on from the police investigations into historic abuse in Rochdale [Operation Lytton – following on from Op Doublet and others]. Trial at Manchester Minshull Street. The […]

Goldsmith Chambers at the London Legal Walk 2023

The Goldsmith Chambers team completely the 10k London Legal Walk on Tuesday 13 June 2023, raising money for the London Legal Support Trust. The London Legal Support Trust is an independent charity that raises funds for free legal advice services in London and the South East. They support free legal advice centres across London and […]

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, […]


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