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Police Law, Public/Administrative Law, Inquests and Inquiries, Professional Discipline, Civil Actions, Human Rights
Recent cases: Fishmongers Hall Terror Attack Inquests (for the Secretaries of State for Justice and for the Home Department (the Prison Service, Home Office and MI5)); Bridges v Chief Constable of South Wales Police & Ors (for the Chief Constable); (Infected Blood Inquiry (for the Department of Health and Social Care); London Bridge and Borough Market Terror Attacks Inquests and the Westminster Bridge Terror Attacks Inquests (for the Secretary of State for the Home Department); Inquests touching the death of Sean Benton and Cheryl James (Deepcut) (instructed by the MOD to represent former soldiers in the further inquests into the deaths of young soldiers at the Deepcut Barracks in 1995).
Called to the Bar in 2003. Appointed by the Attorney-General as Junior Counsel to the Crown (B Panel) in 2016, C Panel in 2012). Recognised in Chambers and Partners UK from 2015 to 2020 in the fields of Professional Discipline, Police Law, Inquests and Inquiries as being ‘really first rate: careful, detailed, on top of the brief and charming with clients’
BA(Hons) Cantab, MA Cantab (English), MA (Law) City