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1 Crown Office Row


Jeremy Hyam KC is a specialist in Clinical Negligence, Human Rights, Administrative and Public Law, Inquests and Public Inquiries, Professional Negligence, Professional Discipline and Environmental law. He has particular experience in all aspects of health law, including Mental Health, the regulation and discipline of doctors; contractual disputes, CQC regulation, NHS Procurement, the Health and Social Care Act, the Care Standards Tribunal, and cases concerning eligibility for and access to treatment including cases concerning community care.

He was named one of The Lawyer’s Hot 100 in 2019.


Call: 1995; KC 2016.




PIBA Executive Committee; Professional Negligence Bar Association; Bar Pro Bono Unit.


Westminster; King’s College.


Books, theatre, music, cricket.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Clinical negligence

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 4

Jeremy Hyam KC1 Crown Office RowIntelligent and strategic approach to complex cases. An excellent advocate.

London Bar > Civil liberties and human rights (including actions against the police)

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 4

Jeremy Hyam KC1 Crown Office Row

London Bar > Administrative and public law (including elections)

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 3

Jeremy Hyam KC1 Crown Office RowJeremy is brilliant across the board almost all the time – drafting, on their feet and with clients. He instils confidence, delivers work on time and is a pleasure to work with with.

Leading public law set1 Crown Office Row is home to a ‘lot of good juniors‘, such as Natasha Barnes, who acted as part of the team in the Privacy International v Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs case before the Court of Appeal, in a challenge to a policy authorising MI5 agents to engage in criminal activity in the course of their duties in the UK. Jeremy Hyam KC ‘instils confidence‘, and is noted for his medical law expertise, demonstrated in his advocacy for the claimants in Bell v Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust, a high-profile judicial review challenge to the provision of puberty blockers to children and young people by the Trust’s Gender Identity Development Service.

London Bar > Professional disciplinary and regulatory law

1 Crown Office Row is ‘filled with excellent barristers who are at the top of their game‘, housing silks and juniors ‘of an impressive calibre‘. The team regularly appears in high-profile professional disciplinary hearings. Claims in the medical field are a key area of expertise. The ‘superb advocateJeremy Hyam KC is well known for his experience in all aspects of health law, and is regularly instructed in doctors’ disciplinary cases. Neil Sheldon KC is ‘a class act‘; he represented two dentists, who were husband and wife, who were accused of fraudulent claiming on their NHS contracts. Andrew Kennedy KC is a 2021 silk appointment.