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Sarah Memmi secures acquittals at Kingston Crown Court 

Sarah Memmi, instructed by Neville Gray of FMW Law part of GT Stewart Solicitors, represented DM in a 7-day trial. DM was charged with one count of controlling and coercive behaviour, one count of witness intimidation and four counts of disclosing sexual photos of his ex-wife. The defendant’s defence was that: his behaviour was not […]

Criminal Team Statement on No Returns

The criminal team at Goldsmith Chambers supports the position of the Criminal Bar Association that the government’s response to the CLAR Independent Review does not represent an adequate response to the crisis that has enveloped the criminal Bar. Accordingly, and in line with the result of the CBA ballot, members of Goldsmith Chambers will not be accepting returns […]

International Law, Conflict & Disabilities: A Bringing [Dis]Ability to the Bar

Bringing [Dis]Ability to the Bar and Goldsmith Chambers are collaborating in an event to discuss International law, Conflict, & Disabilities. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, 29th March 2022 at 7 pm and it will take place via Zoom! Please click here to register your attendance. By attending the event, you will have the opportunity […]

International Women’s Day 2022

To celebrate #International Women’s Day 2022, our team’s latest recruit Araniya Kogulathas shines a light on the dedication and commitment in our team and the impacts of war and conflict on women and girls  The saying that “only the dead have seen the end of war” is exemplified by the women who endure, survive and […]

Araniya Kogulathas joins Chambers

Chambers is delighted to welcome Araniya Kogulathas as a member. Araniya joins Chambers’ immigration and public law team. Araniya practises in the areas of immigration, refugee and asylum, and public law. Prior to joining Chambers, she was the Legal Manager of Bail for Immigration Detainees’ EEA Project and also worked on the Grenfell Inquiry.   Araniya is […]

Appointment to Disability Panel

We are delighted to announce that Christina Warner has been appointed to the Bar Council’s Disability Panel! Alongside the Equality, Diversity and Social Mobility Committee, the Panel helps advise on issues of disability and includes barristers with a range of disabilities and expertise in disability issues. 

New Head of Crime

Dominic D’Souza has been appointed as the new Head of the Crime team within Goldsmith Chambers.

Sarah Memmi secures a unanimous acquittal at Guildford Crown Court

Sarah Memmi, instructed by Helen Ricks of GT Stewart Solicitors, represented H at trial charged with one count of robbery. Sarah made a successful application to adduce hearsay evidence which undermined the complainant’s account and credibility. She extensively cross-examined the complainant, drawing out the numerous inconsistencies in the various accounts she had given in court, […]

Dr Charlotte Proudman won appeal on behalf of Kate Griffiths MP in the Family Division of the High Court setting precedent for victims of domestic abuse

Griffiths v Griffiths (Guidance on Contact Costs) [2022] EWHC 113 (Fam) In 2020, the family court found that Kate Griffiths MP’s husband, a former disgraced MP, raped her in her sleep, physically and verbally abused her and coercively controlled her. The court also found that the child was verbally abused by the father. After a […]

 

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