Scope of Duty and Causation: Chester v Afshar Revisited - Jun 2019
Jonathan Metzer is developing a broad practice across all areas of chambers’ work, with particular expertise in public and human rights law, asylum and immigration, clinical negligence and inquests. He appears regularly in the Immigration Tribunals, the County Court and the Coroner’s Court, and has also undertaken hearings in the Administrative Court.
Jonathan joined chambers as a tenant in September 2017 after completion of 12 months of pupillage.
Before coming to the Bar, Jonathan undertook voluntary work at The Death Penalty Project, Simons, Muirhead & Burton LLP. He also worked on a pro bono basis for the School Exclusion Project, acting as lay legal representative for the parents of excluded pupils at hearings in front of school governors and independent review panels.
Jonathan is also Commissioning Editor for the UK Human Rights Blog.
Jonathan accepts instruction from lay clients, with particular interest in immigration, public law, inquests and civil matters. For further information please see the Direct Access Portal.View full profile »
1COR walk in the LLST’s London Legal Walk 2019 - May 2019
Jonathan Metzer appears in significant double inquest in Ipswich - Apr 2019
Jonathan Metzer and Charlotte Gilmartin to travel the world as Pegasus Scholars in 2019 - Feb 2019
Success for local residents’ association in Pro Bono Planning Inquiry - Dec 2018
Jonathan Metzer nominated for ‘Young Pro Bono Barrister of the Year’ in the Bar Pro Bono Awards 2018 - Oct 2018
Jonathan Metzer succeeds in Sri Lanka asylum appeal - Jun 2018
Jonathan Metzer succeeds in sham marriage appeal - Feb 2018
Jonathan Metzer and Charlotte Gilmartin appear in significant planning inquiry regarding proposed development - Feb 2018