Chloe received the Gray’s Inn Mould Scholarship in 2022. This is one of the Inn’s most prestigious scholarships, awarded to four pupils of exceptional merit.
Experience & expertise
Having completed her pupillage in criminal law, Chloe moved to the police team at Serjeants’ Inn Chambers in November 2022. She has successfully completed 6 months training under the supervision of James Berry and Elliot Gold, whilst also accepting instructions in her own right.
Chloe is on the Government Legal Department’s Junior Junior’s scheme.
During her training Chloe gained a broad exposure to high profile and sensitive police law matters touching upon police misconduct, human rights, discrimination and civil actions against the police.
Chloe has experience drafting pleadings, advice and applications. She is regularly instructed by a wide range of police forces in civil claims against the police, as well as to obtain civil orders such as those under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and the Sexual Offences Act 2003. Chloe has successfully secured strike out of claims against the police, with orders that the claims are totally without merit.
Recent cases include:
- Currently representing the Appropriate Authority in a misconduct case brought against a Police Sergeant of British Transport Police.
- Partridge v Chief Constable of Lincolnshire Police – Represented the Chief Constable of Lincolnshire Police in a County Court trial regarding false imprisonment.
- S & S v Chief Constable of West Mercia Police – Successfully applied for a number of account freezing orders under PoCA and successfully defended an application for release of funds from those accounts.
Chloe was recently instructed by the Metropolitan Police Service in a 5-day jury inquest involving a road traffic collision and complex expert evidence.
Chloe has a keen interest in inquests and coronial law and accepts instructions on behalf of all interested parties to appear in pre-inquest review hearings and inquests. She has experience drafting Article 2 submissions.
Chloe has experience in police misconduct and accepts instructions in both accelerated misconduct hearings and full hearings.
She has an interest in developing this practice area into other professional disciplines.
Regulatory and financial crime
Chloe’s criminal law background makes her particularly well placed for this area of law. Her pupillage included noting briefs in a case of VAT fraud and money laundering, and a private prosecution for fraud. She was also exposed to regulatory crime, such as in cases brought by the Environment Agency and cases brought for breaches of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.
prior to the bar
Prior to the Bar Chloe had a successful career as a parliamentary researcher and senior policy advisor. She advised on draft legislation and on an Attorney General’s reference to the Supreme Court. This piqued her interest in the law and led to her joining the Bar.
During the GDL and BPTC Chloe volunteered with the Free Representation Unit, representing clients in the Social Security Tribunal.
University of St Andrews, MA Geography and Philosophy – 2:1
City, University of London, Graduate Diploma in Law
BPP University, Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) – Very Competent
BPP University, LLM Legal Practice (Barristers) – Distinction
Scholarships, awards & publication s
Mould Scholarship, Pupillage Senior Scholar, Gray’s Inn
Gray’s Inn Residential Scholar
The Wilfred Getz Award, Major BPTC scholarship, Gray’s Inn
Hebe Plunkett Award, Gray’s Inn
Ann Ebsworth Award, Major GDL scholarship, Gray’s Inn
Dorothy McKinney Human Geography Dissertation Fieldwork Award, University of St Andrews
Chloe’s LLM dissertation was published in the law journal Judicial Review. Entitled ‘Litigants in Person in Judicial Review Cases: lessons from the wider legal context and ways to improve the process for litigants in person’ it was issued in March 2020.
For further details of Chloe’s practice please contact a member of the clerking or client service team.
Bar Council Membership No: 72454
Registered Name: Ms Chloe Hill
VAT Registration No: 401560738
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