Set Profile > Chambers of Anthony Metzer QC > London, England

Chambers of Anthony Metzer QC
Goldsmith Chambers
GROUND FLOOR, GOLDSMITH BUILDINGS
LONDON
EC4Y 7BL
England

Immigration (including business immigration) Tier 3

Goldsmith Chambers provides 'very organised, competent, and responsive barristers and clerks' and 'is very experienced and knowledgeable in the area of immigration law', as well as human rights and EU regulation, according to instructing solicitors. Users of this set appreciate the regularly held immigration training sessions. In one representative instruction, head of chambers Anthony Metzer QC, leading Sanaz Saifolahi, was instructed in a significant appeal against the refusal of a residence card before the Court of Justice of the European Union. The court held that the Surinder Singh principles apply equally to the unmarried partner of a British National as they do to married partners. Alexis Slatter also practices out of Richmond Chambers Immigration Barristers.

Leading Juniors

Charlotte Bayati - Goldsmith ChambersShe has an outstanding reputation in London for her representation in asylum, immigration and human rights cases which contain an alleged abuse of executive power.
Ranked: Tier 2
Sanaz Saifolahi - Goldsmith ChambersShe is exceptionally strong in cases involving EU freedom of movement and human rights law.
Ranked: Tier 3
Guy Davison - Goldsmith ChambersOne of the most hardworking barristers with an in-depth knowledge of the law.
Ranked: Tier 4
Samina Iqbal - Goldsmith ChambersKnows immigration law inside-out and is impressive on paper as well as on her feet.
Ranked: Tier 4
Sarah Pinder - Goldsmith ChambersShe has a very effective, calm and considered approach in advocacy, an attribute which is often well-received by judges.
Ranked: Tier 4
Alexis Slatter - Goldsmith ChambersHe is a no-nonsense advocate and very effective as well.
Ranked: Tier 4

Leading Silks

Anthony Metzer QC - Goldsmith ChambersA razor-sharp silk that has leading knowledge in immigration and nationality matters.
Ranked: Tier 2

Set overviews: England and Wales

Goldsmith Chambers is ‘committed to defending the rights of clients’ in immigration crime, family, and wider public law matters, according to instructing solicitors. The immigration team is ‘very active with sharing their knowledge as they organise regular seminars and will very often advise on cases pro bono’. Counsel are ‘very organised, competent, and responsive’. Lawrence Youssefian joined from Richmond Chambers in January 2019. Led by senior clerk John Francis, the clerks’ room takes an ‘individual approach to every instruction received and in linking the cases with very competent counsels’. The senior members of the clerking (Lynn Pilkington, Alex Nunn, Neil Dinsdale, Ben Cressey and Tim McBennett) are ‘always ready to assist with new instructions, especially when there are short notice instructions and no ready counsel to accept them’. Senior immigration clerk Neil Dinsdale is ‘always ready to assist and advise on the availability of counsels and is extremely efficient’. Offices in: London

Based in the heart of the Temple in central London, Goldsmith Chambers is a leading multi-disciplinary set who are committed to providing you with expert advocacy and quality advice. Our members are instructed and appear in courts throughout the country and beyond from the Magistrates and County courts to the Supreme Court and the Court of Justice of the European Union.

We are a forward thinking and progressive set that holds traditional values whilst adopting a fresh approach to providing legal services.

We want you to experience highly professional and accessible legal services. That is why our dedicated proficient team of clerks combine their specialist skills to work across the full spectrum of disciplines with an effective, efficient and friendly approach. We take pride in our profession and we work to maintain its highest standards of integrity.

Goldsmith Chambers can offer direct access barristers which means that in certain cases, you can instruct and seek advice direct from our barristers without the need for a solicitor.

Our goal is to work with you to ensure your cases are handled with the utmost care and professionalism to a high standard. Together, we will find the right solution for your needs.

Department Name Email Telephone
Senior Clerk John Francis francisj@goldsmithchambers.com 0207 353 6802
Photo Name Position Profile
 Charlotte Bayati photo Charlotte Bayati
Mr Guy Davison  photo Mr Guy Davison
Mr Adam Gersch  photo Mr Adam Gersch
Ms Samina Iqbal  photo Ms Samina Iqbal
Mr Anthony Metzer  photo Mr Anthony Metzer
 Sarah Pinder photo Sarah Pinder
Ms Sanaz Saifolahi  photo Ms Sanaz Saifolahi
Mr Alexis  Slatter  photo Mr Alexis  Slatter
Clerks : 9
Fees Clerks : 3
Administration : 1

Based in the heart of the Temple in central London, Goldsmith Chambers is a leading multi-disciplinary set who are committed to providing you with expert advocacy and quality advice. Our members are instructed and appear in courts throughout the country and beyond from the Magistrates and County courts to the Supreme Court and the Court of Justice of the European Union.

We are a forward thinking and progressive set that holds traditional values whilst adopting a fresh approach to providing legal services.

We want you to experience highly professional and accessible legal services. That is why our dedicated proficient team of clerks combine their specialist skills to work across the full spectrum of disciplines with an effective, efficient and friendly approach. We take pride in our profession and we work to maintain its highest standards of integrity.

Goldsmith Chambers can offer direct access barristers which means that in certain cases, you can instruct and seek advice direct from our barristers without the need for a solicitor.

Our goal is to work with you to ensure your cases are handled with the utmost care and professionalism to a high standard. Together, we will find the right solution for your needs.

Department Name Email Telephone
Senior Clerk John Francis francisj@goldsmithchambers.com 0207 353 6802