Police Disciplinary

“An efficient professional set”

The Legal 500 2021

With extensive experience of representing police officers in Misconduct Hearings, Police Appeals Tribunal hearings, criminal proceedings, inquests and public inquiries, and judicial review, our specialists in police law offer an invaluable service.

At Exchange Chambers we have a dedicated team of barristers who specialise in police disciplinary work. We represent police officers of all rank facing misconduct proceedings in complex and often high profile cases.

We have extensive experience of representing police officers in Misconduct Hearings, Police Appeals Tribunal hearings, criminal proceedings, inquests and public inquiries, and judicial review.

We provide expert advice and representation to officers facing a range of disciplinary allegations such as corruption, dishonesty, harassment, improper use of force, misuse of confidential information, neglect of duty (particularly in the context of related deaths in custody), sexual assault, and theft.

Our barristers are routinely instructed in sensitive, complex and high profile cases all over the country. Owing to the breadth and experience of our criminal department, we excel in defending disciplinary proceedings with potential or concurrent criminal proceedings.

 

What the Directories Say

“The set exhibits strength in defending healthcare practitioners in fitness-to-practise hearings and other matters, including appeals. It can also boast substantial expertise in police disciplinary proceedings. The barristers have acted in numerous matters which have attracted the attention of the national press.”
Band 2 Leading Set – Professional Discipline (The Regions), Chambers and Partners 2021

“Exchange Chambers “remains a go-to set for professional discipline matters”, thanks to having “a number of counsel with an excellent grasp and in-depth knowledge of the subject matter”.
Leading Set – Professional Disciplinary Law (Northern Circuits), The Legal 500 2021

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