5 Essex Court

Alex Ustych

Call 2010


Education & Qualifications

2010 Called to the Bar by Gray’s Inn - Awarded the Inn’s Bedingfield Scholarship as well as an LLM scholarship

2010 Bar Vocational Course at BPP (London)

2010 (BPP) LLM (distinction) - dual focus on disability discrimination under the Equality Act 2010 and Coroners’ Inquests involving police/public authorities

2008 Durham University, LLB (First)


Before joining the Bar, Alex worked within the asylum/human rights litigation sector for several years.


2015 Appointed to the Attorney General’s C Panel of Counsel


Co-editor of the 5 Essex Court Police Law Update.

 “The Employment Tribunals Handbook: Practice, Procedure and Strategies for Success” by John-Paul Waite, Alan R. Payne and Alex Ustych (2014).

Westlaw Encyclopedia entries concerning civilian police staff (issues of vicarious liability and employment law)—2013-2016.