"Able submissions of Mr Cooper on behalf of the Claimant" Mr Justice Nicol in Dr David Kelly Judicial Review
"Highly specialised expertise with great sensitivity, doing ground-breaking work in support of people facing powerful interests and with nowhere else to turn"
Lord Goldsmith QC and Judges for Bar Pro Bono Award
"John Cooper is a QC with a true passion for fighting injustice wherever he sees it." Dr Brian May, Queen Guitarist
"Cooper did not simply attack the logic of the lower courts decisions but developed his arguments with creative flair." John Curtis, The Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham
Notable Judicial Review Work Includes:
Dr David Kelly [JR to reopen Inquest into the death of the Government Weapons Inspector]
Deepcut [on behalf of the bereaved of Private Geoff Gray to reopen Inquest into
their son's death]
Balcombe Fracking Case [For the protestors in successful action to prevent fracking]
Hunting Act 2004 [On behalf of the International Fund for Animal Welfare regarding interpretation of the Act]
Gloucester Badger Cull [Instructed by Brian May to challenge legality of the cull]
Re Danny Burns Ex Parte Woolwich Crown Court [JR into refusal of bail]
Re Hawley Harvey Crippen [Dr Crippen] [Representing surviving family of Dr Crippen re refusal of Home Office to grant pardon and repatriate body]
"John Cooper gave us cogent and realistic advice in relation to the Badger Cull Judicial Review and produced arguments of the highest calibre. His ability to work under intense pressure is second to none."
Anne Brummer, CEO Save Me