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Adam Birkby successfully defends police officer in gross misconduct proceedings


Adam Birkby represented a police officer facing multiple allegations of breaching the Standards of Professional Discipline arising out of his use of force when arresting a child at a school for pupils with behavioural problems. The officer was cleared of all charges following a 4-day gross misconduct hearing.

Adam was instructed by Darren Cook of Gorvins solicitors,

Adam is a deputy head of the Regulatory and Disciplinary Team. He regularly acts for police officers of all ranks across the country in misconduct, criminal and inquest proceedings. He is ranked as a leading junior for professional disciplinary law in The Legal 500: ‘He has excellent tactical understanding and easily establishes a rapport with clients.’


Adam Birkby

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