Joanne Clement

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Practice Areas

Specialist in all areas of public and human rights law, all aspects of local government law (particularly community care and education); Court of Protection and public procurement. Recent notable cases include R (RF) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions [2018] PTSR 1147 (disability discrimination for those with mental health difficulties under PIP); Mazhar v Lord Chancellor [2018] 2 WLR 1304 (judicial immunity and declarations under the Human Rights Act); Ocean Outdoor v LB of Hammersmith and Fulham (first case under the Concession Contracts Regulations); R (Ferreira) v HM Senior Coroner for Inner South London [2018] QB 487 (deprivation of liberty in a hospital setting); Briggs v Briggs [2018] 2 WLR 1304 (scope of Court’s powers under section 21A of Mental Capacity Act 2005) and R (Proteus and Samarkand Film Partnership) v HMRC [2017] EWCA Civ 77 (whether legitimate expectation could claim £millions in film tax reliefs).


Called to the Bar 2002; Judicial Assistant to the Law Lords 2003-04; Member of Attorney-General's A Panel; Member of Welsh Government’s A Panel of Junior Counsel.

Professional Memberships

Administrative Law Bar Association; Procurement Lawyers’ Association