Jonathan Dixey > Chambers of Jason Beer QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Jason Beer QC
5 Essex Court
TEMPLE
LONDON
EC4Y 9AH
England
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Work Department

Jonathan has a broad practice encompassing the range of Chambers’ work with a particular focus on police law, public / administrative law, employment law, inquests and public inquires.

Position

Jonathan’s clients include police forces, public bodies and coroners. Recent high profile cases include the Grenfell Tower Inquiry, the Tunisia Inquests and the Independent Inquiry into Child Sex Abuse.

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. Notable cases include: the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (on behalf of the Metropolitan Police Service); the Inquests into the deaths arising from the Hillsborough Stadium disaster (on behalf of the St John Ambulance) the Anthony Grainger Inquiry (on behalf of the National Crime Agency); R (Officer W80) v Director General of the Independent Office for Police Conduct [2019] EWHC 2215 (Admin); and the Police Overtime Claims Litigation. 

Jonathan is a member of the Attorney General’s B Panel of Counsel.

Career

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

Memberships

ALBA, ELA, PIBA and the South Eastern Circuit.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Police law (defendant)

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Jonathan Dixey5 Essex CourtHe is quick on his feet and puts witnesses at ease.