Public Law

David Evans QC has considerable experience in civil litigation cases representing government and institutions.

Selected Cases

  • Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis v A Local Authority and X, Y (Intervener) and Z (by his Children’s Guardian)  [2016] EWHC 2400.  MacDonald J: Acted for the Metropolitan Police regarding disclosure of confidential court documents concerning terrorism and the Syrian conflict to the Security Service.
  • DS v Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHSFT [2016] EWHC 1246 (QB), Cheema-Grubb J.:Perinatal brain damage, acting on behalf of the Defendant.
  • Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis v ZR. (2017) PII:(limits of disclosure regarding police informants.
  • Jones v Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust [2014] EWHC 42 (QB).
  • SNATCH Landrover claims 2014-16:Test cases on combat immunity in Iraq war
  • Challenger 2 claims. ‘Blue on blue’ tank engagement in Iraq.
  • Vector and Pinzgauer claims: Test cases on combat immunity in Iraq war.
  • MOD v AB and others [2012] UKSC 9L: Nuclear Test Veterans’ failed action against MOD re 1950s UK nuclear bomb tests
  • Iraqi civilian claims (2012-13): Group action for personal injury and false imprisonment arising from the Iraq war.
  • Kenya Training Area Claims Group Action:(personal injury – unexploded UK Armed Forces ordnance in Kenya.
  • NIS Express bombing claims:Appeal to NATO KFOR claims UN appeal commission in Pristina.
  • Bici v Ministry of Defence [2004] EWHC 786: Scope of “combat immunity.”
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