Having previously served in the British Army, Gregory came the Bar with over 26 years of operational experience as a police officer gained across England and Wales, which included many years as a detective with the National Crime Squad.
He has considerable experience of dealing with serious criminal offences and can offer an invaluable insight into police procedure and the investigation process. As a Senior Investigating Officer, Gregory also led investigations into serious and fatal road collisions.
Gregory recently worked for the Home Office representing the Secretary of State for the Home Department (SSHD) and is now regularly instructed to appear on behalf of the SSHD at the First Tier of the Immigration and Asylum Chamber.
Gregory is authorised by The Bar Standards Board to accept instructions on a direct access basis and is happy to deal with members of the public directly. If you wish to instruct Gregory on this basis please contact our clerk, Miss Louise Davies.
- All aspects of appeal hearings to the First Tier and Upper Tier of The Immigration and Asylum Chamber.
- Criminal Defence.
Education & Qualifications
- LLB (Hons)
- MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice
- The Queen, on the application of KP v SSHD at the Upper Tribunal in London. Greg successfully persuaded the court not to strike out the Applicant’s case, arguing that the Applicant had previously been a litigant in person and had only recently instructed solicitors.
- IK v SSHD representing the Appellant at the Upper Tribunal (IAC) in Newport and arguing an error of law. The matter was returned to the First Tier with positive findings preserved.
- MA v SSHD representing the Appellant at the Upper Tribunal in Newport, relying on HJ Iran (2010) UKSC 31.
- MS v SSHD, successfully representing the Appellant and challenging the decision of the SSHD in respect of an alleged dishonesty surrounding a TOEIC English language test.
- SSHD v AS representing the Appellant in the First Tier Tribunal in Newport and arguing that to remove the Appellants to different countries was disproportionate.
- SS v SSHD in the First Tier Tribunal in Newport, Gregory argued there had been a disproportionate interference with the Appellant’s private life.
Gregory also has considerable experience and success in obtaining bail for Applicants detained under Immigration powers.
- Criminal Bar Association