Chloe Hill

Call 2019


Chloe was recently recruited to join our police team and has a growing practice across all areas of police law, professional discipline and inquests and inquiries. Prior to the Bar, Chloe had a successful career as a parliamentary researcher and senior policy advisor.

Chloe is clerked primarily by Lee Johnson, Clare Sabido, Jennifer Pooler and Emma Bell

Chloe recently spoke at our Annual Police Conference on Public Law Consequences of Lying.

Chloe recently acted as junior to Michael Mylonas KC in a five-day veterinary negligence trial in the High Court on behalf of a racehorse owner. For press coverage, please click here.

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.

Police Law 

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 and applications and advises police forces widely, including in relation to vetting, disclosure, and prospects of a case.

She is regularly instructed in civil claims and has successfully secured strike out of claims against the police, with orders that the claims are totally without merit.

Chloe is also instructed to obtain civil orders such as those under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and the Sexual Offences Act 2003 and has experience of appeal hearings regarding these civil orders.

Recent cases include:

  • Partridge v Chief Constable of Lincolnshire Police – represented the Chief Constable in a County Court trial regarding false imprisonment.
  • Trota v Chief Constable of Wiltshire Constabulary – successfully defended a Crown Court appeal in relation to an account forfeiture order.
  • Applied for a Forced Marriage Protection Order in respect of an adult with learning difficulties.

Inquests and Inquiries
Chloe developed her inquiry experience by assisting core participants in the Grenfell Inquiry and working as a lead paralegal for the Infected Blood Inquiry.

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.

Recent inquests include:

  • AJ [2023] – acted on behalf of Metropolitan Police Service in a case which had been subject to a lengthy police investigation.
  • NT [2022] – acted on behalf of Metropolitan Police Service in a 5-day jury inquest involving a road traffic collision and complex expert evidence.

Professional Discipline 

Chloe has experience in police misconduct and accepts instructions in both gross misconduct hearings and accelerated hearings. Chloe also acts as legal advisor to panels. She has an interest in developing this practice area into other professional disciplines.

Recent cases include:

  • Representing the Appropriate Authority in a gross misconduct case brought against a Police Sergeant of British Transport Police.
  • Representing the Appropriate Authority in a gross misconduct case brought against a Special Constable.

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.

further information

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


Chloe adopts and adheres to his provisions of the privacy notice which can be accessed here.