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Our barristers regularly act on behalf of police officers principally instructed by the Police Federation of England and Wales, in criminal courts and disciplinary proceedings before Misconduct Panels.

We provide a discrete and effective service advising from an early stage in disciplinary proceedings often resulting in settlements being reached without the need for a misconduct hearing. Where such hearings take place we will provide a comprehensive service including the drafting of Regulation 22 responses, skeleton arguments and other representations to the Panel as well as expert representation at the hearing itself.

Members of Chambers have also represented police officers at a number of high profile inquests, such as the Jean Charles de Menezes inquest and Mark Duggan inquest, at which officers have been accused of unlawful killings both in and out of police custody.

In particular barristers have represented officers facing allegations of:

  • Murder and manslaughter
  • Unlawful killing
  • Corruption
  • Data protection offences
  • Misconduct in public office
  • Sexual assaults whilst on duty
  • Perverting the Course of Justice
  • Causing death or serious injury by driving dangerously

Get in touch

For further information and enquiries please contact our clerks team.

Call: +44 (0)20 7440 8888
Email: clerks@2bedfordrow.co.uk

Paul Rodgers

Clerk: Paul Rodgers
Telephone: +44 (0)7894 125 434
Email: Click here

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