1COR Quarterly Medical Law Review – Spring 2021 – Issue 9 - Jul 2021
Marina has accumulated years of experience in public and administrative law, largely through her appointment to the Attorney General’s Panel of Council on which she served until taking silk in 2016. She undertook large volumes of work for central government Departments and Agencies including the Ministry of Defence, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Ministry of Justice and Home Office. Her caseload ranged from those involving prisons and the management and categorisation of offenders, to detention powers in armed conflict, to the compulsory detention of mentally disordered offenders in secure hospitals, to cases involving suspected radicalisation and threats to national security.
Marina also undertakes Inquest and Inquiry work. To date, this has centred on prisons. She has been instructed in numerous inquests involving self-inflicted deaths in custody in adult and young offender institutions in which the processes for managing risks of self-harm have been scrutinised.
Marina contributed to The Inquest Book, The Law of Coroners and Inquests, Bloomsbury.
Another strand of Marina’ public law practice is in the healthcare sector. She has been instructed in many cases involving the reconfiguration of NHS hospital services, most frequently defending claims brought on the grounds of inadequate consultation and breach of the Public Sector Equality Duty. Her cases include R (Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust) v Joint Committee of Primary care Trusts & Another; R (Save our Surgery) v Joint Committee of Primary Care Trusts & Another; R (London Borough of Ealing) v NHS Commissioning Board; R (Enfield London Borough Council) v Barnet Clinical Commissioning Group & others. She also handled claims brought on the closure of dangerous and severe personality disorder (DSPD) units in secure hospitals when restricted patients were transferred into the prison estate. Cases include R (RW) v Secretary of State for Justice; R (LE) v Secretary of State for Justice.
She chaired the recent webinar ‘India & the Rule of Law: in 2021, is India still a Liberal democracy?’View full profile »
Law Pod UK Ep. 138 : Mediation with Marina Wheeler QC - Mar 2021
Is this unlawful? Judicial Review under scrutiny Webinar - Dec 2020
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1COR Quarterly Medical Law Review – Summer 2020 – Issue 6 - Sep 2020
Law Pod UK Ep 75: The Prevent Guidance in Universities - Apr 2019
1COR Public Law Seminar – Life, Liberty & Security - Sep 2017
Law Pod UK – Radicalisation & Child Protection Interview with Marina Wheeler QC - Aug 2017
Law Pod UK Ep. 8: Radicalisation and the Terrorism Prevention & Investigation Measures Act - 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