Profile submitted by Alan Payne
Practice Areas: - Administrative and Public law, Police law, Inquests, Inquiries, employment. Significant cases include: - The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse – representing Lancashire Constabulary & North Yorkshire; Undercover Policing Inquiry – representing North Yorkshire; Mouncher & Ors v Chief Constable of South Wales Police (claims brought by officers prosecuted for investigation into murder of Lynette White in 1988); Tesfay and 8 Ors v Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWCA 1367; BL (Jamaica) v Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWCA 357; EM (Eritrea) & Ors v Secretary of State for the Home Department  UKSC 12; The Azelle Rodney Inquiry (representing the MPS and all officers save for the shooter); EWHC 452; Tabrizagh & 5 Ors v Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWHC 1914; Bianca Durrant v Chief Constable of Avon & Somerset Nottinghamshire  EWCA Civ 1624; John Yapp v Foreign & Commonwealth Office  EWHC 1098; Kent County Council v HM Coroner for Kent & Mr. and Mrs. Barry (Interested Parties)  EWHC 2768; Desmond v Chief Constable of Nottinghamshire  EWCA Civ 3
Called to the Bar 1996. Attorney General’s ‘A’ Panel (2011) (previously ‘B’ panel 2007-2010 and ‘C’ panel 2004-2007). Develop Vetted
Tolley’s Employment Tribunals Handbook – first published October 2002 (fourth edition published by Bloomsbury Professional August 2014).