Clyde & Co LLP

Police Law: Mainly Defendant Department

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What the team is known for Comprehensive practice representing police forces and their insurers in matters often involving deaths and injuries in police custody. Offers additional experience acting for police forces on high-profile terrorism matters and claims brought under Article 2 of the Human Rights Act. Also represents police forces against claims for misfeasance, negligence, malicious prosecution and false imprisonment. Further noted for focusing on cases surrounding domestic violence following police involvement.

Strengths An impressed source states: ''They consistently give sound, pragmatic and realistic advice, with due regard for commercial considerations.''

Notable practitioners

Sadie Seabrook offers a wealth of experience defending clients in civil matters including unlawful imprisonment, personal injury and malicious prosecution. Market commentators describe her as being "thorough and a very good negotiator."

Siobhan Mullins is renowned for her expertise in acting for police forces in claims concerning deaths in custody and sexual assault allegations against the police. Market commentators are quick to praise her for being a "sharp and tactically astute" practitioner.