Jonathan Metzer instructed in challenge to Coronavirus prison restrictions - Aug 2020
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 County Court, the Coroner’s Court and the Immigration Tribunals, and has also undertaken hearings in the High 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.View full profile »
Jonathan Metzer succeeds in asylum deportation appeal - Jul 2020
Jonathan Metzer succeeds in Iraq asylum claim - Apr 2020
Jonathan Metzer successfully appeals “unduly harsh” deportation - Feb 2020
Jonathan Metzer completes Pegasus Scholarship in the USA - Jan 2020
Law Pod UK Ep. 94: A Rogue Prorogation? - Sep 2019
Jonathan Metzer and Charlotte Gilmartin to travel the world as Pegasus Scholars in 2019 - Sep 2019
1COR walk in the LLST’s London Legal Walk 2019 - Jun 2019
Scope of Duty and Causation: Chester v Afshar Revisited - Jun 2019
Jonathan Metzer appears in significant double inquest in Ipswich - Apr 2019
Law Pod UK Ep. 59: The cases that defined 2018 - Dec 2018
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
Law Pod UK Ep. 24: Right of residence under EU rules - Mar 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