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Alice is a partner in the civil liberties team. She is a human rights and public law specialist, who represents those who wish to bring the state and its officers to account. She has a particular interest in acting for those who have lost loved ones in custody, those who have been mistreated by the police or criminal justice system and victims of sexual or domestic violence. She also has a broad range of public law expertise, representing vulnerable individuals and campaign groups in challenges against government practice and policy. The majority of her cases are brought under the Human Rights Act, particularly the right to life, the prohibition against torture and the prohibition against discrimination. She currently represents a number of Hillsborough families in claims for negligence against the Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police in relation to the deaths of victims of the Hillsborough tragedy in April 1989.

Career

2016: Partner, Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors

2007 – 2016: Solicitor, Bhatt Murphy

2005 – 2007: Solicitor, Public Interest Lawyers

2003 – 2005: Trainee, then newly qualified solicitor, Lovells

Professional Memberships

Centre for Women’s Justice Panel Member

Inquest Lawyers Group Steering Group Committee Member

Police Action Lawyers Group

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