Simon Walsh > 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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Position

Simon now focuses his practice on police discipline and regulatory work after many years working for police forces, giving advice and appearing as advocate in inquests and in cases before the High Court, the Employment Appeals Tribunal and the County Courts in civil jury trials. Simon acts as both legal advisor and presenting counsel in police discipline cases. 

A growing specialisation in professional regulation sees Simon sitting on a regular basis as a legal assessor for regulatory panels of the Nursing and Midwifery Council, sitting in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.  Simon is often asked to sit on high-profile cases such as those flowing from the Staffordshire hospital scandal and cases involving nursing homes and other care facilities where undercover journalists have exposed serious weaknesses and criminal behaviour by registered nurses.

Simon also has extensive experience of licensing, advising and representing police forces and local authorities. He was former chairman of the Local Authority Licensing Committee.

Career

Called to the Bar 1987