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Dr Charlotte Proudman successfully represents Latin American Women’s Aid, Women’s Aid and Refuge in guidance case before the President.

Re P (Service on Parent in a Refuge) [2023] EWHC 471 (Fam) Dr Charlotte Proudman was instructed by Rights of Women in a guidance case on behalf of Latin American Women’s Aid, Women’s Aid and Refuge. The President addressed the competing challenges when urgent court orders needed to be served on a woman who resided in a women’s refuge, especially given the […]

Goldsmith Chambers at the Women and Diversity in Law Awards

We are delighted to announce that Dr Charlotte Proudman won Advocate of the Year and Sarah Pinder and Bronwen Jones were shortlisted for awards at the Women and Diversity in Law Awards. It was a wonderful evening celebrating Chambers’ members and their success. Read the Global Legal Post article showcasing the evening: Advocate of the YearWinner: Charlotte Proudman, Goldsmith ChambersShortlist: Elaine […]

International Women’s Day 2023

Chambers’ immigration and public law team celebrated International Women’s Day on 8th March 2023 and continued into the week. As part of this, the team showcased its female members’ achievements, together with some useful resources highlighting how crucial it is to integrate and be mindful of the woman’s perspective in our work. The first such […]

Emma Harris writes article for Counsel Magazine

Emma Harris, a senior practitioner in Chambers’ Civil and Immigration and Public Law practice teams, has written an article published by Counsel magazine. The article is titled ‘Parental leave planning for the self-employed’. Emma, who has recently started a period of parental leave, shares her experiences of trying to plan for the same. Not an […]

Dr Charlotte Proudman represents victim of domestic abuse in High Court appeal seeking for findings to be disclosed to the perpetrator’s regulatory body (Social Work England)

Dr Charlotte Proudman was instructed by direct access on behalf of a lawyer who is a victim of domestic abuse: Judge Farooq Ahmed made findings following a private hearing that the social worker had used his temper to ‘frighten and control’, was ’emotionally abusive’, behaved in a way that ‘amounted to gaslighting’ and hit the […]

Dr Charlotte Proudman represents victim of domestic abuse in child abduction case 

P (Inherent Jurisdiction Return: Allegations of Female Genital Mutilation And Domestic Abuse: Fact Finding) [2022] EWHC 1722 (Fam) (04 July 2022)  Dr Charlotte Proudman was instructed by Duncan Lewis solicitors on behalf of a victim of domestic abuse and controlling behaviour who fled Nigeria with her child. The father made an application for the return of […]


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