5 Essex Court

Jason Beer QC

Call 1992
Silk 2011

Public / Administrative

Jason is instructed in all areas of public law work. He specialises in claims that arise from the operation of the criminal justice system. Jason has particular expertise in corporate manslaughter and health and safety investigations and prosecutions - where experience in inquests, the criminal courts and in civil claims is essential.

Jason appears on behalf of central government, other public authorities, including the police service, the Independent Office for Police Conduct, the prison service, coroners and for corporate clients.

Notable cases include:

Competition and Markets Authority v Concordia International Rx (UK) Ltd [2017] EWHC 2911 (Ch)

R (Children’s Rights Alliance for England) v Secretary of State for Justice [2013] 1 WLR 3667

R (FGP) v Serco PLC [2012] EWHC 1804 (Admin)

R (on the application of E1) v The Chairman of the Azelle Rodney Inquiry [2012] EWHC 563 (Admin)

Kennedy v Charity Commission (No 2) [2012] WLR 3524

R (GC & C) v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis [2011] 1 WLR 1230

Kennedy v (1) Information Commissioner and (2) Charity Commission (No 1) [2011] EWCA Civ 367