Alex Ustych > Chambers of Jason Beer QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

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

Position

Alex specialises in police law, inquests/inquiries, data protection/information law, employment law, public law and workplace stress/psychiatric injury claims. He has been a member of the Attorney General’s C Panel of Counsel since 2015.

Recent cases/matters of interest include: high-profile judicial review and injunction proceedings arising from misconduct proceedings against an assistant chief constable. R (Beale) v. Special Case Panel [2018]Grenfell Tower Inquiry (Junior Counsel to the Inquiry); several unled hearings in the Court of Appeal which resulted in important guidance in their respective areas of law: employment law (Way v. Spectrum Property Care Limited [2015] EWCA Civ 381) and negligence (Flanagan v. Greenbanks Ltd. [2013] EWCA Civ 1702); High Court claim, for £1 million, in respect of psychiatric injuries; the full spectrum of high-profile Article 2 jury inquests, representing law enforcement agencies, Prisons, local authorities and healthcare providers; Judicial review proceedings challenging the segregation of prisoners (including cases of TACT/terrorism prisoners, involving sensitive material, as well as transgender cases); Litigation in the High Court concerning the correct ambit of the Data Protection Act 1998, in respect of Subject Access Requests and inter-agency disclosures of material; Re X and Y (Children) [2015] (representing the Government in the leading case on the novel use of GPS tagging in cases of radicalisation). 

Alex is Public Access accredited and is frequently instructed by individuals and companies directly.

Career

Called to the Bar 2010