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Slater and Gordon Lawyers

Police Law: Mainly Defendant

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What the team is known for

Market-leading outfit with far-reaching geographical coverage. Principal firm acting for Police Federation members on a range of misconduct matters ranging from road traffic incidents to gross misconduct allegations relating to fatal shootings and the use of Tasers. Represents officers in both disciplinary and criminal proceedings as well as high-profile inquests.

Strengths

One interviewee remarks: "They are an industrious and capable firm with a highly professional attitude. For police misconduct work they are a clear market leader."

Another adds: "The firm are very knowledgeable in police law, have great rapport with police clients and are tenacious in fighting their client's corner."

One commentator enthuses: "The quality of their solicitors is guaranteed so whenever you get a brief from them, they will be extremely impressive."

Work highlights

Continued to represent a number of police officers who are core participants in the Undercover Policing Inquiry.

Notable practitioners

Scott Ingram is lauded for his broad expertise in defending criminal allegations against police officers, including matters relating to death following police contact, misconduct and police shootings.
"Scott is probably the most experienced solicitor in the police world - he is certainly in the top handful. There are very few people who know as much about the police world as he does." "He has an encyclopedic knowledge of police law; he is the go-to man for death in custody cases." "He just has such an extraordinary breadth of experience and understanding of being a police officer. He is so calm, organised, knowledgeable and anticipates problems before they arise."

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Police Law: Mainly Defendant Department

Slater and Gordon Lawyers

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58 Mosley Street

Manchester

Central

Greater Manchester

UK

M2 3HZ

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Police Law: Mainly Defendant


Scott Ingram
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