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Police Law; Inquests; Public and Administrative; Personal Injury; Information law; Regulatory. Notable cases: Rees & others v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis  EWHC 2120 (Admin) &  EWCA 1587 (malicious prosecution and misfeasance claims); MR v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis  EWHC 888 (QB) (arrest – necessity criteria); R (CL) v Chief Constable of Greater Manchester  EWHC 3333 (Admin) (retention of crime reports); Brown v Chief Constable of Greater Manchester  EWHC 2046 (Admin) (QOCS provisions); McPherson v Chief Constable of Nottinghamshire  EWCA Civ 6 (similar fact); R (XX) v Chief Constable of South Yorkshire & others  EWHC 4106 (Admin) (retention of convictions and associated data); 7/7 London Bombings Inquest; R (Simpson & ors) v Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police  EWHC 1858 (Admin) (legitimate expectation in light of promotion freeze); R (Stratton) v Chief Constable of Thames Valley Police  EWHC 1561 (Admin) (police cautions - informed consent); R (L) v Chief Constable of Cumbria Police  EWHC 869 (Admin) (ECRC disclosure); Nunes and Markland Inquest (fatal interception of armed robbery by police).
Called to the Bar 2001; Appointed to Attorney General's A Panel of Counsel