Alan acts on behalf of a number of Constabularies throughout the country as well as for the CPS and the Independent Office for Police Conduct.
Recent cases include:
Seymour Young v Chief Constable of Warwickshire (2) Director of Public Prosecutions  EWHC 308 – claim for misfeasance in public office against the police and prosecutor, brought by a claimant who had been found not guilty of murder after the late disclosure of intelligence material.
Durrant v Chief Constable of Avon & Somerset Constabulary  EWCA Civ 1624 – appeal against finding of discriminatory arrest and detention of an individual during a public order disturbance.
R (on the application of XY) v (1) Crown Court, (2) Chief Constable of Northumbria (3 ) DPP  EWHC 52 – an Article 3 challenge brought against a decision to identify a CHIS informant in order to proceed with a criminal trial.
Mouncher & ors v Chief Constable of South Wales Police  EWHC 1367 - 3 month trial of claims by 14 former police officers of malicious prosecution, misfeasance and false imprisonment.
Daniels & Ors v Chief Constable of South Wales  EWCA Civ 680 - whether a Chief Constable was immune from suit in respect of decisions to start and continue prosecutions.
Durrant v Chief Constable of Avon & Constabulary  EWCA Civ 1624: - the Court of Appeal gave guidance as to non-compliance with CPR in line with the judgment in Mitchell v News Group.
Desmond v Chief Constable of Nottinghamshire  EWCA Civ 3 – whether a Chief Constable owed a duty of care when responding to a request for information to be included in an enhanced criminal record certificate under the Police Act 1997.
Barry George v. Metropolitan Police Service  EWHC 324 - challenge brought by the Claimant to the lawfulness of the decisions to include him in the Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA) scheme.
Coker v IPCC & MPS & Wood  EWHC 3625 – challenge to the decision of the Independent Police Complaints Commission to revise its decisions as to recommendations as to the nature of the disciplinary action to be brought against a police officer.