5 Essex Court

Amy Clarke

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Practice Areas

Amy acts on behalf of constabularies across the country in cases involving all areas of police law. Amy has particular expertise and interest in claims under articles 2, 3, 4, 5 and 8 ECHR, misfeasance and false imprisonment claims, and in complex Inquests and Inquiries on behalf of police forces and healthcare providers.

Notable and recent cases include: The Grenfell Tower Public Inquiry, The Inquests into the London Bridge and Borough Market Terror Attack, a number of inquests examining deaths in custody, deaths involving acute behavioural disturbance, multi-agency responses to individuals with complex mental health needs, deaths in hospital settings and deaths following on from discharge from psychiatric facilities.

In police civil actions: the litigation arising from Operation Midland, Meyrick v Chief Constable of Leicestershire Police, (false imprisonment and breach of Article 2 claim brought on behalf of a vulnerable adult with severe learning difficulties), as well as claims for breach of Article 4 for failing to intervene in a case of modern slavery, breaches of Articles 8, Article 3 and breaches of the GDPR arising from the disclosure of information by the police to the local authority for the purpose of child protection proceedings.