Administrative & Public Law: Traditional Claimant (Band 2)UK-wide
Civil Liberties & Human Rights (Band 1)UK-wide
Civil Liberties & Human Rights: Prison Law (Band 2)UK-wide
Police Law: Mainly Claimant (Band 1)
Practice Areas: Partner, head of department, leader in fields of administrative and public law, civil liberties and police law. Expert in domestic and international human rights law. Brings private and public law claims arising from criminal justice system. Acts for prisoners, defendants, victims of crime and families bereaved by deaths in custody. His international work includes obtaining redress including judicial arrest warrants in the UK for serious human rights violations in other countries. Also experienced in multi party litigation, cross-border and European court litigation.
Professional Memberships: International Bar Association, Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights, Police Action Lawyers Group, Inquest Lawyers Group and Liberty.
Career: Qualified in 1988. Worked at North Kensington Law Centre, Liberty and Christian Fisher. Head of Hickman and Rose Civil Department from 1997 and partner from 1998. Chairs Inquest.
Publications: Denning Law Journal, The Times, The Guardian and other publications. Major contributor on access to justice for victims of international crimes.