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Benjamin Burrows

London, UK UK Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Civil Liberties & Human Rights: Prison Law
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Civil Liberties & Human Rights: Prison Law - UK-wide

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Head of the firm's prison law team Benjamin Burrows has a strong reputation in the prison law space. He frequently acts across a broad range of claims, including accusations of discrimination, assault and wrongful imprisonment.
"He is really meticulous and really good at keeping on top of details." "He is incredibly dedicated in what he does and he just goes over and above. He thinks very creatively in the prison context and is very committed, intelligent and gets results." "Benjamin is incredibly thorough and careful, with a good eye for detail, but combines this with canny tactical nous."
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Benjamin is a partner in the human rights department at Leigh Day. He is the head of the prison team, where he exclusively acts for people who are in prison or who have been in prison.

Benjamin’s work includes private law claims for compensation, public law claims for judicial review and inquests. His work can cover a broad range of litigation, but has a particular focus on discrimination, healthcare and inquests.

Benjamin is recognised as a leading solicitor for his work in both Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners. He is a member of the executive committee for the Association of Prison Lawyers.

Career

Benjamin joined Leigh Day as a trainee solicitor in September 2007, and qualified as a solicitor in October 2009. He has a BA in History and a Masters in Post-war Reconstruction and Development. He worked for a number of international NGOs and charities before becoming a solicitor.

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Benjamin Burrows

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