5 Essex Court

Alice Meredith

Call 2013

Public / Administrative

Alice has extensive experience in defending judicial review claims brought against public authorities. She is instructed at all stages of judicial review claims, to advise, draft to pre-action correspondence, settle summary and detailed grounds and act at both permission and substantive hearings. She is also instructed in appeals by case stated.

Her cases have included:

R( Halabi) v The Crown Court at Southwark, Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis and Secretary of State for the Home Department [2020] EWHC 1053 (Admin): Article 8 and incompatibility challenge to Notification Order regime in the Divisional Court. Claim dismissed.

Habib v Central Criminal Court, Transport for London [2016] EWHC 2597 (Admin): Article 8 challenge to a licensing policy at a substantive hearing. Claim dismissed.

Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police v Kermani: police appeal by case stated resulting in confirmation that acquittal in criminal proceedings does not preclude Sexual Risk Order founded on same allegations.

Davey v Crown Court at Leicester, Chief Constable of Sussex Police: substantive hearing of claim challenging Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 forfeiture decision, on grounds of bias / failure to recuse and failure to give reasons. Claim dismissed.