Alice Meredith > Chambers of Jason Beer QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

Alice specialises in police law, public law and employment law.

Position

She has particular experience in civil claims including discrimination and ECHR claims, judicial review claims, inquests, inquiries and disciplinary / regulatory law.

Alice regularly appears in the County Court, High Court, Employment Tribunal and Coroners Courts, as well as in the Employment Appeal Tribunal, Family Court and Crown Court. Alice is frequently instructed on behalf of public bodies, but also represents private clients. Alice provides training in all of her areas of practice.

Recent examples of her work include: representing a police force in the High Court in its successful challenge to a decision on admissibility of evidence in civil proceedings following criminal acquittal, representing a university in a high profile inquest involving the death of a student, representing a police force in the High Court in several Forced Marriage Protection Order applications involving cross-jurisdictional issues, and defending a number of substantial discrimination claims in the Employment Tribunal. Alice is currently instructed in a 5-day jury trial in a claim for false imprisonment, and as junior counsel by a core participant in the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse.

Alice is appointed to the Attorney-General’s C Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown, and is qualified to act under the direct access scheme.

Career

Called to the Bar 2013; Attorney General’s C Panel 2019

Memberships

Employment Lawyers Association, Administrative Law Bar Association, Personal Injury Bar Association, South Eastern Circuit, Advocate (Formerly Bar Pro Bono Unit), Court of Appeal Pro Bono Scheme, Employment Tribunal Litigant in Person Scheme (ELIPS)