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UK Bar Guide
Individual Profile

Jonathan Dixey

5 Essex Court - London

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  • 5 Essex Court
  • London, Greater London, UK
  • EC4Y 9AH

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Practice Areas

Police law, public and administrative law, inquests and inquiries, employment and personal injury. Jonathan acts on behalf of constabularies across the country in cases touching upon all areas of police law. He has considerable experience in advising chief officers on policy and operational matters, particularly in sensitive matters involving national security and other high-profile cases (including Operation Weeting and Operation Yewtree). Recent cases include: the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (on behalf of the Metropolitan Police Service); the Inquests into the deaths arising from the Hillsborough Stadium disaster (on behalf of the St John Ambulance) the Anthony Grainger Inquiry (on behalf of the National Crime Agency), News Group Newspapers Ltd and others v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis [2016] 2 All ER 483 and R (Birks) v. Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis [2015] ICR 204.

Professional Memberships

ALBA, ELBA, PIBA and the South Eastern Circuit.


Called to the Bar 2007; Attorney General’s B Panel of Counsel (appointed 2017, previously appointed to the C Panel 2013-2017).


‘The Employment Tribunals Handbook: Practice, Procedure and Strategies for Success’ (3rd edition, 2011) with Alan Payne and John-Paul Waite.