Ranked InAll Circuits
Police Law: Mainly Defendant (Band 3)
Practice Areas: Geoffrey specialises in personal injury work and claims against the police, professional negligence and contract and tort. He undertakes a variety of cases for local authorities and has substantial experience of acting for both claimants and defendants. He is regularly instructed in industrial disease claims in particular. He handles a wide variety of police law cases including claims of false imprisonment, assault and malicious prosecution. Reported cases include: Chief Constable of Wiltshire v McDonagh; Balchin v Hampshire Constabulary; Massarella v Hampshire Constabulary; KD v Hampshire Constabulary and Thompson v Hampshire County Council. He is a regular speaker at police law conferences.
Professional Memberships: Professional Negligence Bar Association, Personal Injuries Bar Association, London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association, Western Circuit.
Career: Called to the Bar in 1989.