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Sarah Barlow - Exchange ChambersFantastic ability to communicate with all clients on their level. Nothing is ever too much for her and she is readily available to provide advice whenever it is needed. She is incredibly knowledgeable on all aspects of police misconduct and brings her wealth of knowledge from her GMC work into this arena with great success.
Olivia Checha-Dover - KBWHer ability to turn around instructions under the most relentless pressure is unmatched.
Simon Mallett - KBWA police law specialist.
Ian Mullarkey - KBWA very methodical and conscientious advocate.

Professional disciplinary law in Regional Bar

Exchange Chambers

Exchange Chambers is a go-to for criminal and police misconduct work. 'They are fantastically clerked and are always willing to offer training'. With a background in criminal law, Sarah Barlow acts for police officers and healthcare workers requiring representation in inquests, disciplinary tribunals, and the criminal courts. Barlow is described as 'an excellent advocate, tactically shrewd, fearless, and exudes calm'. Recent cases of note for Barlow include police officers facing allegations of using excessive force on suspects, assault, and misconduct in a public office by failing to arrest a suspect.


KBW is a leading police law set. Simon Mallett, Ian Mullarkey, and Olivia Checha-Dover act primarily for the police in disciplinary, inquests, and civil actions. Checha-Dover was instructed by North Yorkshire Police to present a case of police misconduct involving serious allegations of sexual activity with a vulnerable member of the public.