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Commonwealth Veterans’ Legal Action

Anthony Metzer QC and Sarah Pinder, instructed by Vinita Templeton, of Duncan Lewis Solicitors, have lodged a claim for judicial review on behalf of a group of eight Commonwealth Veterans (‘the Claimants’) against the Secretary of State for Defence (‘SSD’) and the Secretary of State for the Home Department (‘SSHD’). The two government departments have filed and served their […]

Jerry Hayes interviewed on BBC Documentary

BBC 1 have screened a documentary about the Liam Allan case which was prosecuted by Jerry, entitled ‘I am not a rapist’. It can be found on BBC iplayer here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p08pldr0/i-am-not-a-rapist

Women in Law Awards 2020

Chambers is delighted to announce that several of our members have been short-listed for the Women in Law Awards 2020 in the following categories: Woman of the Year – Dr Charlotte Proudman Male Diversity Champion of the Year – Anthony Metzer QC, Head of Chambers Outstanding Returner of the Year – Sarah Pinder Barrister/Advocate of the Year – Charlotte […]

Dr Charlotte Proudman interviewed for podcast, Get Legally Speaking, about FGM

Dr Proudman, of Chambers’ family and immigration teams, provided an overview of the law at present in respect of FGM. She outlined the historical origins of FGM, the motivations for the practice and key statistics. Dr Proudman was asked about the legal remedies available to protect girls and women from FGM as well as the consequences for performing […]

Victoria Wilson nominated for Inspiring Women Lawyers Project

Victoria Wilson has been nominated as an inspiring woman lawyer in an online survey. A profile of her contribution to law and other women will be added to a project website hosted by the Oxford Faculty of Law. The project aims to create an oral history of inspiring women lawyers which will be lodged in the Sound Archive […]

Commonwealth Veterans’ Legal Action

Anthony Metzer QC and Sarah Pinder of Chambers, instructed by Vinita Templeton of Duncan Lewis Solicitors represent a group of eight Commonwealth Veterans (“the Claimants”), who have lodged a claim for judicial review against the Secretary of State for Defence (SSD) and the Secretary of State for the Home Department (SSHD).  This has been recently featured in two articles […]

Casewatch: Finsbury Food Group PLC v Dover [2020] EWHC 2176 (QB)

Heather Beckett of Goldsmith Chambers’ Civil Team looks at a recent costs matter of Finsbury Food Group PLC v Dover [2020] EWHC 2176 (QB) which was appealed to the High Court and clarifies the position of recoverable disbursements of counsel’s fees for advising on quantum in PI claims which start life in one of the […]