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Howard Kennedy LLP

Civil Liberties & Human Rights

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What the team is known for

Dedicated team focused on advising clients, such as businesses, journalists, charities and NGOs as well as other global bodies, on human rights. Frequently appear in cases that engage international human rights mechanisms.

Strengths

One source notes: "They often act for bereaved families and NGOs, and they are really good on the information law side of things."

Another says: "Howard Kennedy are outstanding. They provide the right mix of giving me the feeling that I am heard and my issues are understood and subsequently being adequately supported in helping a sustainable solution."

Work highlights

Acted for the family of Christopher Allen, a journalist who was killed while reporting on the civil war in South Sudan in 2017, in seeking an investigation into his death.

Notable practitioners

Mark Stephens represents individuals, NGOs and private companies across a variety of human rights matters. He is particularly experienced in corporate compliance with human rights legislation and freedom of expression cases.
"Mark Stephens is a first-rate legal mind and he gets to the heart of things." "He is knowledgeable, efficient and well connected."

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Civil Liberties & Human Rights

Howard Kennedy LLP

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Location

No. 1 London Bridge

London

Greater London

UK

SE1 9BG

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Civil Liberties & Human Rights


Mark Stephens
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