Members of Goldsmith Chambers featured in the Chambers and Partners 2019 edition


Following on from Chambers’ successful entries in the Legal 500 2018 edition, Goldsmith Chambers are pleased to announce that a number of members of chambers have been successfully ranked in the 2019 edition of Chambers and Partners.

We would like to congratulate the following:

POLICE LAW (Mainly Claimant)

ANTHONY METZER QC – All Circuits in Band 2:  Anthony frequently acts in claims against the police for false imprisonment, malicious prosecution, misfeasance and assault. He offers particular experience in human rights cases against the police and local authorities. Known for his skill in building a successful rapport with claimants, he is also distinguished by his ability to achieve substantial settlements on a regular basis.

“An outstanding jury advocate with unmatched cross-examination skills. He comes across as friendly and committed to both clients and jury members, and easily wins their trust.”

“He is excellent at identifying the key evidential points and is exceptionally popular with clients.”

Recent work: Represented the family of Habib Ullah, a man who died during an arrest by Thames Valley Police, bringing claims of assault and ECHR breaches. Anthony Metzer secured a substantial settlement and an apology from the police.


Anthony has also been recommended in Band 3 in the Crime category.

ADAM GERSCH – Band 6 in Crime.


PAUL MYLVAGANAM – “Spotlight Table”: A junior who is highly regarded for his expertise in ICL and white-collar crime matters. He is praised by market sources for his sensitive and warm approach to clients.

“A really nice man who is very hard-working, very bright and very committed.”


JONATHAN CRYSTAL – BAND 2: A vastly experienced barrister who enjoys a long-standing reputation in the sports law arena, with particular knowledge of boxing and football matters. He is knowledgeable of both contractual and regulatory issues in sport.

“An expert in football.”

“He’s very bright and incredibly commercial.”

Recent work: Acted in a successful challenge to set aside the UEFA Executive Committee’s decision to reject Jersey FA’s application for UEFA membership, resulting in an order that the application be forwarded to the UEFA Congress for consideration.