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Civil Liberties & Human Rights - London (Bar)
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Hugh Southey KC
Hugh Southey KC is a recognised expert in the fields of immigration, human rights and prison law, who demonstrates notable skill in cases concerning mental health, extradition and discrimination. He frequently represents clients before the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal. Further areas of expertise include TPIM, work before the Special Immigration Appeals Commission, and Court of Protection matters.

Strengths

"He is the go-to barrister for complex multi-party human rights claims."


Immigration - London (Bar)
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Band 1

Hugh Southey KC
Hugh Southey KC is exceedingly popular among top-flight solicitors, and specialises in immigration, human rights and asylum matters. His main areas of focus include nationality law and unlawful detention claims, and in particular immigration matters involving the application of EU law. His immigration practice is complemented by his broader prison law expertise.

Strengths

"Very well liked by solicitors and is instructed in a huge number of cases."


Police Law: Mainly Claimant - All Circuits
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Band 1

Hugh Southey KC
Hugh Southey KC specialises in judicial review challenging police action or inaction, including the disclosure of information or failure to investigate. He has taken on a number of cases scrutinising the role of the Northern Irish police during the Troubles.

Strengths

"I would particularly praise Hugh for his client service. He is always approachable and supportive. He makes the law and litigation exciting."

"A thoughtful and clever advocate."


Administrative & Public Law - London (Bar)
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Band 2

Hugh Southey KC
Hugh Southey KC leads significant challenges to government policy, particularly in the areas of crime, national security and immigration. He is especially proficient at challenging police conduct through judicial review.

Strengths

"He's is reliable, efficient and very good with clients. He also understands the benefits of working well with those who instruct him."

"He has encyclopaedic knowledge and is a determined advocate."

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