5 Essex Court

Jonathan Dixey

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Practice Areas

Police law, public and administrative law, 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: Grenfell Tower Inquiry (for the Home Office); Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (for the Metropolitan Police Service); R (Officer W80) v Independent Office for Police Conduct [2019] EWHC 2215 (Admin); Anthony Grainger Inquiry (for the National Crime Agency); and the Police Overtime Claims Litigation


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, ELA, PIBA and the South Eastern Circuit.


'The Employment Tribunals Handbook: Practice, Procedure and Strategies for Success' (3rd edition, 2011) with Alan Payne and John-Paul Waite.