John Beggs QC
Serjeants' Inn Chambers
85 Fleet Street
020 7427 email@example.com
Ranked InLondon (Bar)
Administrative & Public Law: Public Inquiries (Band 2)All Circuits
Police Law: Mainly Defendant
Professional Discipline (Band 1)
Practice Areas: Public & Administrative, Police, Employment, Inquests and Inquiries, Professional Discipline.
Professional Memberships: ARDL.
Career: The Leveson Inquiry; The Raoul Moat Inquest; The 7/7 London Bombings Inquest; The Marchionness Inquiry; Leeds United v West Yorkshire Police (football policing charges); Salter v Dorset Police (CA) (sanctions for dishonesty by police officers); Ollivierre v Thames Valley Police (CA) (threshold for lawful arrest); Buckley v. Thames Valley Police (CA) (threshold for lawful arrest); R (Austen) v Wiltshire Police (search warrants judicial review); Bhatti v Met Police (search warrants judicial review) Adams v Gloucestershire Police (multi-handed action for false imprisonment arising from anti-war protest); the May Day litigation; the Laporte Litigation; Khan v Lancashire Police (reg 13 judicial review); Ferriday v Gwent Police (Reg 13 judicial review).
Publications: “Police misconduct, complaints, and public regulation”, OUP, July 2009 “Public Order: Law and Practice” Blackstone’s Practical Policing, OUP, 2012.