Aaron accepts instructions across Chambers’ main practice areas with particular interest in police law, information law, inquests and inquiries. He has undergone vetting.
He was appointed to the Attorney General’s C Panel of Counsel in March 2019, the panel from which Government departments instruct counsel in civil law matters.
He is currently instructed in the Undercover Policing Inquiry, and the Police Overtime Claims Litigation concerning payments to CHIS handlers and undercover officers, and as junior Counsel to the Jermaine Baker Inquiry and the Fishmongers’ Hall Inquests. He recently acted as junior Counsel to the Chief Coroner in the Westminster Bridge and Palace Inquests, the London Bridge Inquests.
Before joining 5 Essex Court, Aaron served as a Special Constable in the Metropolitan Police Service from 2009 to 2014, spending the last 18 months leading a team as a Special Sergeant in Westminster. He has a first-hand understanding of operational policing, both as a constable and as a line manager, which gives him a good insight into the legal and practical problems confronting public servants.
Aaron is a contributor to the Employment Tribunal Handbook Fifth Edition (Bloomsbury Professional) published in 2017.
Aaron accepts Direct Public Access instructions.