Cameron Brown KC writes Opinion piece for Law Gazette

September 22, 2023

Cameron Brown KC has written an Opinion piece in this week’s Law Gazette arguing that the removal of Legally Qualified Chairs ( LQCs) from Police Misconduct Panels would not result in increased transparency and accountability to the public and that the Home Office proposals need to be carefully considered:

“The proposals do not address the practicalities of requiring senior officers to chair a fully contested legal process, particularly where such a process can be complex, involving detailed legal arguments between the parties. Such arguments and decisions on the outcome for Met officers will require the consideration and drafting of reasoned judgments, impervious to appeal to the Police Appeals Panel.”

Read more: [Law Gazette]