Gideon is developing a varied practice in public law and human rights law.
Gideon was instructed by HMRC in an appeal to the First-tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber) relating to authorisation under the WOWGR legislation (Whittalls Wines Limited and Another v HMRC  UKFTT 0036(TC)). He was led by Stephen Nathan QC and Isabel McArdle.
He appeared as junior counsel in the Court of Appeal in Coroner for the Birmingham Inquests (1974) v Hambleton and others  EWCA Civ 2081. He is currently instructed as junior counsel to the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA), working on the Accountability and Reparations investigation. Gideon has a particular interest in Article 2 inquests and public inquiries into historical and contemporary events.
Gideon has been instructed on immigration judicial review claims, unlawful detention, claims relating to discrimination in prisons and articles 2, 3 and 8 ECHR matters. He has worked on unlawful detention claims, claims against the police and claims involving breaches of confidentiality, privacy and data protection. Gideon is keen to expand his practice across a range of public law matters, spanning immigration law, data protection / cybersecurity and tax.
He has added to a wealth of experience gained during pupillage in which Gideon assisted in judicial review claims in respect of deaths in custody, immigration appeals and a number of article 8 challenges. He also worked on group litigation touching on private and public international law, conflict of laws, jurisdictional disputes and claims for breaches of A1P1 in environmental law.
He is appointed to the Attorney General’s C Panel of Civil Counsel.View full profile »
Gideon Barth successful in customs classification appeal - Jun 2021
Shaheen Rahman QC, Gideon Barth and Jo Moore take part in Pathways to Law mock trial - Feb 2021
1COR Quarterly Medical Law Review – Summer 2020 – Issue 6 - Sep 2020
Congratulations on our Six Members appointed to the Attorney General’s Panel of Counsel - Aug 2020
Law Pod UK Ep.122: Secondary Victim Claims update with Gideon Barth - Jul 2020
1COR Quarterly Medical Law Review – 2020 – Special Issue – Part 3 - Jul 2020
1COR Quarterly Medical Law Review – 2020 – Special Issue – Part 2 - Apr 2020
1COR Quarterly Medical Law Review -2020 – Special Issue - Mar 2020
The 1COR Quarterly Medical Law Review – Autumn 2019 – Issue 3 - Dec 2019
1COR hosts Sutton Trust students for an insight into life at the Bar - Oct 2019
Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse publish investigation report into Accountability and Reparations - Sep 2019
The Birmingham Pub Bombings Inquest concludes - Apr 2019
The Birmingham Pub Bombings Inquest opens - Feb 2019
Peter Skelton QC, Matthew Hill and Gideon Barth successful in Court of Appeal inquests challenge - Sep 2018
Peter Skelton QC, Matthew Hill and Gideon Barth in Court of Appeal inquests challenge - Jul 2018
Gideon Barth, Jim Duffy, Lizanne Gumbel QC and Mark Wainwright running the London and Brighton Marathons - Jan 2018
Law Pod UK Ep. 18: Do Judge Led Inquiries work? - Nov 2017
Blanket doping bans and human rights. Does a blanket ban on Russian athletes competing at Rio 2016 contravene human rights law? - Jan 2017