Crime, international law, public inquiries and inquests.
President of the Haldane Society and Patron of Viva and Amicus. Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Award for Outstanding Achievement 2010, the Monitoring Group Lifetime Achievement Award 2009, Chambers & Partners Lifetime Achievement Award 2008, Association of Muslim Lawyers Lifetime Achievement Award 2007, Professor of Law at City University, Fellow at Kent University. Honorary Degrees in Law at a number of United Kingdom Universities.
Representing the families of Mark Duggan and the Hillsborough Disaster in the inquests into their deaths. Other notable inquests include Charles de Menezes, Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed, Stephen Lawrence, the Marchioness Disaster, the Deptford Fire and Colin Roach. Various Public Inquiries including Stephen Lawrence, the Marchioness Disaster, Bloody Sunday, the People's Tribunals on Palestine 2010-13, Iran 2012 and NHS Lewisham 2013. Currently sponsoring an initiative to provide lawyers without borders.
Author Presumed Guilty, The Home Lawyer and Memoirs of a Radical Lawyer. Regular contributor to the Guardian, BBC and Sky.