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London Legal Walk 2014

We are raising funds for the London Legal Support Trust, the Free Representation Unit and the Bar Pro Bono Unit. We know that these agencies do a fantastic job in preventing homelessness, resolving debt problems, gaining care for the elderly and disabled and fighting exploitation. We also know how short they are of the funds […]

Edward Leigh MP receives knighthood

Goldsmith chambers are delighted at the news Edward Leigh MP (a member of chambers for many years) has received a Knighthood in the Queen’s birthday honours list.

Important Information for family solicitors

Changes to Legal Aid following the 1st April 2013 reforms and how the Family team at Goldsmith Chambers can help. The Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act (LASPO) came into force on 1 April 2013. The Act brings into effect changes to the scope of civil legal aid. These changes mean that unless […]

Goldsmith Chambers seek two 3rd Six Pupils

Due to a surplus of work we seek two 3rd six pupils for an immediate start. All applications should be sent to Angela Fane, Head of the Pupillage Committee. As a chambers, we take our responsibilities in respect of Equal Opportunities very seriously. As such, all applications will be handled in accordance with our Equal […]

Rina-Marie Hill Successful in Court of Appeal

The Court of Appeal has today handed down a judgement quashing convictions in a multiple-rape case in which Rina-Marie Hill defended a 19-year old female (charged alongside two male defendants). In its ruling, the Court of Appeal held that the bad character of Rina-Marie Hills client had been properly admitted but that there were a […]