1COR Public Law Seminar – Life, Liberty & Security - Sep 2017
Marina Wheeler QC specialises in Administrative and Public Law and family law cases with a cross-border or national security angle.
Before starting work at the Bar, she obtained a Master’s Degree in EC law from Brussels University and practised there, specialising in competition, trade and environment law. As a junior appointed to the Attorney General’s ‘B’, then ‘A’ Panel, she undertook large volumes of work for Central Government Departments and Agencies, including the Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Justice and Home Office, predominantly involving prisons, mental health, armed conflict, and radicalisation, as well as employment work. Her local government work has involved child protection and adult social care, usually with a privacy or human rights element. She has also frequently worked for the NHS in employment disputes and the reconfiguration of hospital services, involving the adequacy of consultation, alleged breaches of legitimate expectation and the Public Sector Equality Duty.
In 2011 Marina qualified as a mediator and is a part-time teacher of the mediation and alternative dispute resolution course at Regents University, London.Public Law
Marina Wheeler QC currently specialises in Administrative and Public Law and family law cases with a cross-border or national security angle.
- Re C (A Child) (no 2) (Application for Public Interest Immunity)  EWHC 692 (Fam): Disclosure in care proceedings where the child's father had been denied passport on national security grounds; alternative means to protect child.
- Brighton & Hove City Council v VM & Others  (unreported): Determination of the habitual residence of a Russian child and appropriate jurisdiction to consider long-term care, applying Brussels II and Hague Convention.
Law Pod UK – Radicalisation & Child Protection Interview with Marina Wheeler QC - Aug 2017
PII Certificate in extremism case need not preclude a fair trial - Jun 2017
Martin Downs in new Radicalisation Judgment about protecting older children and vulnerable adults - Apr 2017
Marina Wheeler QC Master of Ceremonies at China Britain Trade Expo 2017 - Jan 2017
Profits from the sale of the Inquest Book given to the Bar Pro Bono Unit - Nov 2016
Marina Wheeler QC writes in The Times about government proposals on Human Rights and the deployment of troops overseas - Oct 2016
‘Six of the Best!’ 6 members appointed Queen’s Counsel - Jan 2016
Marina Wheeler talking about Syrian Injunctions on Law in Action - Nov 2015
Martin Downs and Jacqueline Roach appeared in the case of “E” - Jan 2014
Neil Garnham QC, Marina Wheeler and Karwan Eskerie successfully defend NHS proposals for Chase Farm Hospital - Nov 2013
Neil Garnham, Marina Wheeler and Karwan Eskerie secure victory for the NHS in North West London reorganisation - Oct 2013
Marina Wheeler successfully defends an Integrated Health and Social Care Authority - May 2013
Philip Havers QC, Jeremy Hyam and Marina Wheeler in judicial review on consultation re closure of centres for paediatric cardiac surgery - Mar 2013
New Appointments to the Attorney General’s A, B and C Panels – February 2013 - Feb 2013
Marina Wheeler in Royal Brompton Hospital cardiac services lawful consultation case - Apr 2012
New Appointments to the Attorney General’s A, B and C Panels – February 2012 - Feb 2012
New appointments to the Attorney General’s A, B and C Panels - Mar 2010