ProfileAaron is a civil barrister, specialising in information law and data protection, public law, inquests, and inquiries. A lot of his practice is related to police forces and government departments, and concerns sensitive information. He acts for private and public organisations of all sizes as well as individuals. He enjoys the variety of his practice.
Aaron accepts instructions for both advocacy and advisory work. Alongside a busy court practice across England and Wales, Aaron's advisory practice includes matters such as the preparation of Information Sharing Agreements and associated policies.
Recent cases in which Aaron has been instructed include the London Bridge Inquests, the Westminster Bridge Inquests, and the Tunisia Inquests arising from the shooting on the beach at Sousse.
Issues of information law and data protection arise throughout Aaron’s practice. Examples of Aaron’s recent work include representing a police force in a civil claim for failure to comply with a Subject Access Request, defending a claim concerning the value to be attributed to data which was lost when a computer was unlawfully destroyed, and drafting a data sharing MOU between public sector organisations.
He is currently acting for a police force, defending a privacy claim arising out of the alleged sharing of information with a media organisation prior to the execution of a search warrant. A second current case concerns the release of a witness’s personal details to a suspect.
Aaron is vetted, and as such often handles documents of the utmost sensitivity.
Before starting practice as a barrister, Aaron was a volunteer police officer in the Metropolitan Police Service.
Aaron aims to respond to all queries via the Portal within 48 hours.
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