Police Law: Mainly Defendant Department

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What the team is known for Established practice acting for forces and insurers on police misfeasance, malicious prosecution and false imprisonment claims, and offering further experience in employers' liability matters. Well versed in defending claims brought under the Human Rights Act and Terrorism Act. Also continues to act on cases in relation to human trafficking.

Strengths One satisfied client notes: ''The team is very effective and easy to work with.''

Work highlights Assisted Devon & Cornwall Police with a case concerning a death in custody brought by the deceased's family.

Notable practitioners

The ''fantastic and personable'' Orla Scanlan is instructed by forces to act in complex policing-related matters, including liability claims and judicial reviews. Market commentators state: ''She has very good judgement and attention to detail,'' with one adding: ''Orla Scanlan is diligent, collaborative and trusted by clients.''