Elliot Gold

Call 2001

Overview

Elliot acts in judicial review hearings, whether substantive hearings or at the permission stage, concerning police decisions and actions, whether alone or where the IPCC is also a party. He has appeared in a number of permission hearings both in London and also in the Manchester ‘Civil Justice Centre’.

Public & Administrative

“Has a precise, prepared and considered approach.”
Chambers & Partners

Inquest into the death of M Seddon: Elliot acted for the Chief Constable in a thirteen-day inquest involving a death after a police-car pursuit and examination of police training, driving, safety policy and computer systems.

Experience & expertise

In relation to written work, he provides a prompt service in settling detailed grounds of resistance and advising on prospects of success.

  • applications to quash police cautions;
  • non-investigation of matters by the police;
  • decisions not to prosecute and/or not to refer matters for prosecution;
  • delay in parole board hearings;
  • disclosure and enhanced criminal record certificates;

Recent matters have included advising or settling documents in relation to;

  • R (GMA) v CC West Yorkshire (2016)
    Application for judicial review concerning the recording of conduct matters and decisions not to refer the same to the IPCC.
  • R (Khan) v CC Cleveland (2016)
    Application for judicial review arising on the issue of whether the proceedings should have a legal or police panel chair.
  • R (Kindundu) v Ministry of Justice (2016)
    Application for judicial review concerning the transfer of a prisoner to a different prison.
  • R (GMA) v CC West Yorkshire (2016)
    Application for judicial review and injunction on the issue of whether proceedings should have a legal or police panel chair.
  • R (Williams) v (1) Police Appeals Tribunal (2) Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis [2016] EWHC 2708 (Admin)
    Judicial review on the weight to be attached to mitigation in findings of gross misconduct.
  • R (Bedwell) v (1) Police Appeals Tribunal (2) Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (2015)
    Application for judicial review arising from decision of the Police Appeals Tribunal.
  • R (Thorne) v CC South Wales Police (2015)
    Application for judicial review arising from decision not to expunge a police caution.
  • R (Allard) v (1) Police Appeals Tribunal (2) CC Warwickshire (2014)
    Application for judicial review arising from decision of the Police Appeals Tribunal.
  • R (Ayub) v CC West Yorkshire Police (2014)
    Application for judicial review arising out of search of a solicitor’s officers pursuant to a warrant.
  • R (Lewis) v CC Kent (2014)
    Application for judicial review arising out the decision not to expunge a caution.
  • R (Putman) v (1) IPCC (2) CC Hertfordshire (2014)
    Application for judicial review of a decision not to refer a complaint concerning police officers to a misconduct hearing.
  • R (Sweeney) v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis [2014] EWHC 2068 (Admin); [2015] Crim LR 158
    Judicial review of the obtaining of a warrant to search premises.
  • R (Hammond) v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (2013)
    Application for judicial review arising from a decision of the police not to prosecute individuals for anti-social behaviour.
  • R (L) v (1) DPP (2) Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis [2013] EWHC 1752 (Admin); [2013] ACD 108.
    Application for judicial review arising from a decision not to prosecute.
  • R (Trevor Lawrie) v (1) Crown Prosecution Service (2) Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (2013)
    Application for judicial review arising from a decision to discontinue criminal proceedings against a suspect in favour of issuing a caution.
  • R (Saadalla) v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (2013)
    Application for judicial review arising from a decision not to quash a simple caution where the police tapes of the interview in which the admission had been made could no longer be found.
  • R (Iqbal) v (1) Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (2) Director of Public Prosecutions (3) Manzoor (4) Baig (2012)
    Application for judicial review arising from a decision of the police not to prosecute and/or re-investigate a claim of harassment and/or fraud.
  • R (Dyer) v Chief Constable of Hertfordshire Constabulary (2012)
    Application for judicial review arising from an alleged failure of the police over a period of years to register non-criminal and criminal incidents involving anti-social behaviour.
  • R (Cole) v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (2012)
    Application for judicial review seeking to quash a caution where the original incident was beyond the six-month limitation period for prosecution.
  • R (Maitland) v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (2012)
    Application for judicial review seeking to quash a caution concerning capacity to understand the cautioning process and adherence to PACE codes.
  • R (Ghafoor) v (1) Secretary of State for Justice (2) Parole Board of England and Wales (2011)
    Application for judicial review concerning alleged delay in the provision of a parole dossier where relief sought included damages and a declaration.
  • Mehmi v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (2011)
    Challenge to the decision of the Commissioner not to permit an officer to continue in a business involving the rental of properties outside the police area.
  • Hussey v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (2011)
    Challenge to the decision of the Commissioner not to permit an officer to engage in a business interest concerning members of his family and firearms.