Police Law

Our police law barristers have day-to-day experience of police law in all its forms, drawing on our highly-respected expertise in both Crime and Regulatory & Professional Discipline.

Members of Red Lion Chambers have acted in some of the most significant police enquiries in recent times, including the Undercover Policing Enquiry. We are also instructed from the routine to major police misconduct cases, both prosecuting and defending at all levels of seniority, as well as in Police Appeals Tribunal and judicial review challenges to police disciplinary decisions.

We pride ourselves on delivering an exceptional level of expertise in an approachable way. Our members specialise in providing practical, effective and discrete advice to our police clients. We are known for fielding some of the finest advocates in the country. We act for both police forces and individuals.

A number of our members sit as Legally Qualified Chairs on police misconduct and other regulatory tribunals and thus give real insight as to the likely approach of any panel.

Our police law expertise includes:

civil claims

Inquests & Inquiries

misconduct proceedings

operational policing matters, encompassing public order, firearms and RIPA

pensions and employment work

Public & Administrative Law work, including Judicial Review

the full range of civil restraining orders.