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Chambers of Jason Beer QC

TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9AH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7410 2000
Fax:
Fax 020 7410 2010
DX:
1048 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
https://www.5essexcourt.co.uk

Alan Payne QC

Tel:
Work 020 7410 000
Email:
Web:
www.5essexcourt.co.uk
5 Essex Court (Chambers of Jason Beer QC)

Work Department

Alan's specialises in police law, public law, human rights, discrimination, inquiries and inquests, and trafficking and immigration claims.

Position

Alan, who is develop vetted, acts for variety of clients including police forces, prison services, local authorities and government departments. He has acted in a number of cases that have gone to the Supreme Court, and routinely appears in the High Court and the Court of Appeal.

Examples of significant recent cases include representing the: (i) police various modules in the Independent Inquiry into Sexual Abuse (ICCSA), (ii) undercover officers in the Undercover Policing Inquiry, (iii) police in national litigation involving payments of allowances under Reg 34/Annex U, (iv) police in the Manchester Arena Inquests, (v) the NPCC/police in a challenge to national guidance relating to information sharing between the police and Immigration services, (vi) FCO and other Government departments in the Kamoko litigation (claims of alleged complicity in rendition and torture by HM Government)

Other recent cases include: AB v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] (whether a person has to remain within the UK in order to be granted refugee status); Corbiere & Ors  v Ke Xu (Defendant) & Secretary of State for the Home Department (Intervener) [2018] (whether Article 6 ECHR required that an order be made restraining the defendant to the civil proceedings from leaving the UK until the end of the proceedings); FE  v YE (Respondent) & Secretary of State for the Home Department (Intervener) [2018] (whether a claim for asylum made by an abducted child prevented their return under the Hague Convention); MM & Ors v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017] (whether the income requirements imposed by the Immigration Rules were lawful); Pathan v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] (the requirements of natural fairness in the context immigration applications – the Supreme Court is due to hear the appeal in December 2019).

 

Career

Called to the Bar 1996. Appointed QC in 2019. Previously Junior Counsel to The Crown Panel of Counsel for Government work – A Panel. 

Languages

French and Italian

Member

ALBA


London Bar

Police law (defendant)

Within: Police law (defendant) – 2019 silks

Alan Payne QC - 5 Essex CourtHe represents forces in civil cases and inquests.

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