Anthony Metzer QC appointed as Deputy High Court Judge
September 11, 2018
Exchange Chambers is delighted to announce that Anthony Metzer QC, a busy door tenant at our Chambers since 2012, has been appointed as a Deputy High Court Judge for England and Wales.
Anthony was called to the Bar in 1987 and became a QC in 2013. He practises in crime, civil law, particularly actions against the police, inquests and immigration. He is a member at Goldsmith Chambers.
Since 2002 Anthony has sat part-time as a tribunal judge in the Immigration and Asylum Chamber. He was appointed in 2018 to the War Pensions and Armed Forces Compensation Chamber.
Anthony has been instructed in many significant cases, including in immigration: Banger v UK before the Court of Justice of the European Union, where he made successful submissions that will benefit extended family members in the future. He also acted for war veterans affected by the 1950s nuclear tests on Christmas Island (Abdale v SSHD) as well as in numerous serious criminal trials involving murder, manslaughter and rape.
Anthony Metzer QC is a highly-regarded silk in criminal defence work with considerable appellate and Privy Council experience, particularly in regards to cases of serious sexual and physical violence. He also specialises in fraud and money laundering allegations and has substantial experience in health and safety prosecutions.