News: Police Misconduct

Thomas Orchard death in custody

Verdict returned in trial of custody sergeant for gross negligence manslaughter. Patrick Gibbs QC represented Sergeant...

15th March 2017

Public inquiry into police shooting of Anthony Grainger opens

Mr Grainger was shot during a pre-planned police operation by GMP in 2012. Hugh Davies QC and Emma Collins represent Q9,...

18th January 2017

Met police custody sergeant cleared of perjury

A Metropolitan police custody sergeant was found not guilty of perjury. He was accused of lying at the inquest touching the...

9th November 2016

Lawful Killing conclusion in James Fox Inquest

After a four week inquest a jury returned a conclusion of lawful killing in relation to the death of James Fox. Mr Fox was...

26th September 2016

Racism case against three Met police officers collapses

A police misconduct case alleging the racially motivated use of a taser on a black firefighter was stopped following the IPCC...

1st August 2016

The Litvinenko Public Inquiry

On 31 July 2015, the hearings of the Public Inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko concluded. A report by the...

3rd August 2015

Undercover policing public inquiry

Lord Justice Pitchford has been appointed as Chairman by the Home Secretary for a public inquiry into allegations of...

28th July 2015

Taser shooting contributes to man’s death

Controversial conclusions at the inquest into the death of Jordan Begley finds police use of taser lawful and no deliberate...

9th July 2015

IPCC clears Officers

Police actions vindicated in relation to fatal shooting of heavily armed man during search. Hugh Davies QC appeared for...

1st July 2015

Habib Ullah officers cleared of misconduct

Five Thames Valley Police officers were cleared of all wrongdoing in relation to use of force and changes made to witness...

16th June 2015