5 Essex Court

Alice Meredith

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Practice Areas

Police Law; Employment Law; Public Inquiries; Government Law; Public / Administrative Law; Inquests; Professional Discipline; Personal Injury

Notable recent cases include:

- Re K (Forced Marriage: Passport Order) [2020] EWCA Civ 190 (Court of Appeal “routemap” for Forced Marriage Protection Order applications);

- Halabi v The Crown Court at Southwark, Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis and Secretary of State for the Home Department [2020] EWHC 1053 (Admin) (Divisional Court Article 8 and incompatibility challenge to Notification Order regime);

- Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (Nottinghamshire Councils, The Anglican Church, Institutional Responses to Allegations Concerning Lord Janner);

- Gatland & Ors v IPCC (claim for misfeasance and breach of Articles 6, 8, and Article 1 of the First Protocol ECHR);

- Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police v Kermani (High Court confirmation that acquittal in criminal proceedings does not preclude Sexual Risk Order founded on same allegations)


Called to the Bar in 2013.

Appointed to the Attorney General’s C Panel of Counsel in 2019.

Direct Public Access accredited.

Professional Memberships



The Employment Tribunals Handbook: Practice, Procedure and Strategies for Success

(Bloomsbury, 2017, 5th Edition) with 5 Essex Court colleagues.