Jeremy has acted in many landmark human rights cases at every level, including the Supreme Court and the European Court of Human Rights.
Notable cases include (see also Public/Administrative experience) :
R (Roberts) v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis  1 WLR 210, Supreme Court - whether the power of stop and search conferred by s60 Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 is compatible with Arts 5 and 8 ECHR (and whether its use breached Art 14 ECHR)
R (Catt) v Association of Chief Police Officers (and another), and related case  AC 1065, Supreme Court - whether the retention of intelligence relating to the claimant’s participation in demonstrations breached Art 8 ECHR. And whether the retention of a police warning letter sent to another claimant breached Art 8 ECHR.
R (XX) v Secretary of State for the Home Department and another  ACD 72 - whether the Child Sex Offender Disclosure Scheme is compatible with Art 8 ECHR
R WL (Congo) and KM (Jamaica) v Secretary of State for the Home Department  1 AC 245, Supreme Court - challenge to the Secretary of State’s policy for the detention of foreign national prisoners pending deportation. Heard before a panel of 9 Supreme Court Justices in November 2009
Seal v United Kingdom  54 EHRR 6 European Court of Human Rights - whether the requirement to obtain the leave of the High Court under section 139(2) of the Mental Health Act 1983 before commencing civil proceedings is compatible with articles 6 and 14 of the European Convention on Human Rights.
R (F and Thompson) v Secretary of State for the Home Department  1 AC 331 Supreme Court -whether the regime requiring sex offenders to comply with notification obligations for an indefinite period without a right of review was compatible with article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights.