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)

Career

Called to the Bar in 2013.

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

Direct Public Access accredited.

Professional Memberships

ELA; ALBA; CPBA; ARDL; SEC; Advocate

Publications

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

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