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Leading Juniors

Sarah BarlowExchange ChambersSarah’s advocacy is very effective – she commands the attention and respect of the court and never takes bad points. She exudes confidence, and is excellent with clients and can get on their wavelength.’

Rising Stars

Steven Reed  – Trinity Chambers 'Steven has a no-nonsense approach and is quickly able to reassure clients. He is tenacious and his understanding of police conduct matters is second to none.'

Professional disciplinary law in Regional Bar


At KBW, police misconduct cases form a core pillar of Simon Mallett‘s practice, and Ian Mullarkey is highly regarded for his expertise in acting for police forces and officers in inquests concerning deaths in custody, as well as a range of misconduct claims involving allegations of assault and false imprisonment. Olivia Checa-Dover is well known as a police law specialist, and recently appeared in a case where a Northumbria Police officer was dismissed on the grounds of gross misconduct; the officer was convicted of sexually assaulting a vulnerable woman he met during the course of a criminal investigation.