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His Honour Brian Barker CBE QC and Dijen Basu QC join Serjeants’ Inn

20th February 2018

Serjeants’ Inn is delighted to announce two further top-tier lateral recruits: His Honour Brian Barker CBE QC and Dijen Basu QC.

Described by Chambers & Partners as “a creative thinker and an absolutely outstanding cross-examiner”, Dijen has worked on a variety of high profile cases, including the first 12 pre-inquest review hearings in relation to the inquest into the death of Russian whistle-blower Alexander Perepilichnyy, in which he represented the Surrey Police, and the recent Court of Appeal case concerning the right of Forces to charge for the policing of events. His arrival is testament to Serjeants’ Inn’s standing at the pinnacle of the police law field: members act in the cases which shape police law in this country. Read his profile here.

Serjeants’ Inn also welcomes His Honour Brian Barker QC CBE who joins Chambers as an associate member.  Following a distinguished judicial career, His Honour Brian Barker QC now chairs high-profile inquests and inquiries, a key practice area for Serjeants’ Inn.

These additions follow fast on the arrival of three other established practitioners – Rachel SpearingIan Skelt and Andrew Perfect – over the last six months.

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