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5 Essex Court

Jonathan Dixey

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Police Law: Mainly Defendant , Inquests & Public Inquiries
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Police Law: Mainly Defendant - All Circuits

Band 2

Jonathan Dixey
Assists the police with a range of high-profile cases and hearings, including civil claims, group litigation orders and public inquiries. He also acts for police forces in misconduct proceedings and employment tribunals.
Strengths: "He frequently goes the extra mile and offers clear and practical advice. He takes charge of difficult issues and looks ahead."
Recent work: Acted for over 30 police forces in relation to over 1,000 claims of unpaid overtime by current and former police officers.
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Inquests & Public Inquiries - London (Bar)

Band 3

Jonathan Dixey
Routinely instructed by government departments, police forces and other public bodies in inquests and public inquiries. He also acts for coroners, and individual police officers or medical professionals.
Strengths: "Incredibly thorough, very measured, amazing as a junior and knows inquest law inside out."
Recent work: Represented the Home Office in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry. Provided counsel on disclosure and the production of witness statements from senior civil servants.
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Practice Areas

Police law; Public and Administrative; Inquests and Inquiries; Employment and Personal Injury.

Jonathan acts on behalf of constabularies across the country in cases touching upon all areas of police law. He has considerable experience in advising chief officers on policy and operational matters, particularly in sensitive matters involving national security and other high-profile cases. Recent cases include: the Brook House Inquiry (for the Independent Monitoring Board), the Grenfell Tower Inquiry (for the Home Office); the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (for the Metropolitan Police Service); R (Officer W80) v Independent Office for Police Conduct [2019] EWHC 2215 (Admin); the Anthony Grainger Inquiry (for the National Crime Agency); and the Police Overtime Claims Litigation.

Career

Called to the Bar 2007; Attorney General's B Panel of Counsel (appointed 2017, previously appointed to the C Panel 2013-2017).

Professional Memberships

ALBA, Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine (Associate), PIBA and the South Eastern Circuit.

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Jonathan Dixey

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