Aaron Moss > 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

Inquests and Inquiries; Data protection and information; Police law; Public and Administrative; Personal injury.

Position

From 2017 to 2019, Aaron was instructed as junior counsel (CTI) to the Westminster Bridge and Westminster Palace Inquests and to the London Bridge Inquests. He was previously instructed as junior counsel to the Tunisia Inquests. In Inquests Aaron acts for a variety of IPs including Chief Constables, prisons, Ambulance services and families.

Data protection and information law arises throughout Aaron’s practice. Recent cases concern misuse of private information, claims under the Data Protection Act 1998 and 2018, and proceedings under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Aaron is currently instructed for a number of individual police officers (serving and retired) in the Undercover Policing Inquiry, one of whom he represented in R (Da Silva and Others) v Sir John Mitting and Others [2019] EWHC 426 (Admin).

Aaron represents police forces and Government departments in all areas of civil and public law, particularly including data protection and information. Aaron acted in Webb v Chief Constable of Avon and Somerset Constabulary and Ors [2017] EWHC 3311 (Admin); R (Hafeez) v Southwark Crown Court [2018] EWHC 954 (Admin).

He is frequently instructed in cases concerning national security and other sensitive material.

Aaron accepts Direct Public Access instructions.

Career

Called to the Bar 2013; Appointed to Attorney General’s C Panel of Counsel 2017.

Before joining 5 Essex Court, Aaron served as a Special Constable in the Metropolitan Police Service from 2009 to 2014, spending the last 18 months leading a team as a Special Sergeant in Westminster.

Memberships

Bar Pro Bono Unit; Data Protection Forum.