What the team is known for
Leading police practice acting for forces across the country on inquests and judicial reviews, public liability claims and claims of human rights abuses. Frequently acts on claims for assault, malicious prosecution and misfeasance. Provides additional representation in employer liability matters and public inquiries. Further expertise in handling road traffic accident claims involving police forces.
One commentator notes: "Weightmans are well known and respected in this area."
Another adds: "They respond well to the client's requests."
One interviewee remarks: "The firm are easy to communicate with and deal with any queries in a timely manner."
Represented the British Transport Police at the inquest of those who died following the 2017 London Bridge and Borough Market terror attacks.
is noted for his representation of police forces in matters including judicial reviews, malfeasance claims and inquests. "Dan combines both strong interpersonal and communication skills with huge attention to detail."
heads the firm's London police team. She is lauded for her expertise acting exclusively for police clients on matters such as inquests, public inquiries and judicial reviews."She provides excellent client service, and is always first to be on any new development and willing to share that with the police law community."
has considerable expertise in complex police law litigation. He has represented clients in high-profile inquests, public inquiries and judicial reviews.
Head of the police law group Martin Forshaw
is widely recognised for his substantial experience. He is particularly well regarded for his expertise in defending police forces in relation to claims made under the Data Protection Act.