Charles Apthorp > Chambers of Jason Beer QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Jason Beer QC
5 Essex Court


Charles’ areas of expertise include police law, employment law, commercial litigation and professional negligence. He acts for a wide range of clients including police forces, public bodies, private companies and individuals.

Charles’ practice also includes instructions in internal disciplinary tribunals, including police discipline and he provides advice and representation for a number of constabularies around the country.  This includes areas as diverse as police force mergers and detention of ships outside of territorial waters.

Charles has widespread experience of employment law, representing large public bodies such as NHS Trusts and police forces in cases involving dismissal for disciplinary reasons, incapacity, unfair dismissal and those involving allegations of disability and racial discrimination. He was recently instructed by a police force in a multi-handed race discrimination claim, the sum claimed was in excess of £1m. 

Charles has extensive experience in Regulatory Law, appearing and advising in relation to a wide range of professional disciplinary tribunals including the SRA, IPreg, MPTS, GPhC, FCA, ACCA and the Bar Council. He is appointed legal adviser to the Nursing and Midwifery Council and as legal assessor to the General Dental Council.

Charles accepts instructions and has considerable experience acting in Direct Access cases.


Called to the Bar 1983