Lawyer profile for UK 2021
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Civil Liberties & Human Rights - UK-wide
"He has an extraordinary knowledge of the law."
Administrative & Public Law: Traditional Claimant - UK-wide
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Jed Pennington is a public law and human rights specialist, with a particular focus on immigration detention and inquests.
He acts for individuals and NGOs, and is committed securing access to justice regardless of an individual’s ability to pay, usually through legal aid. He has experience of securing costs protection for NGOs through the costs capping order regime.
Work highlights include: representing NGO Medical Justice in a judicial review of statutory guidance on the detention of vulnerable persons; a series of judicial reviews on behalf vulnerable immigration detainees, including 3 cases with unprecedented findings that conditions of detention were inhuman and degrading; a series of judicial reviews on behalf of vulnerable families and young people under the Dublin 3 Regulation, which led to reunification with family members in the UK; and inquests relating to deaths in immigration and mental health detention. He has also has extensive experience in negotiating financial settlements on behalf of victims of abuses of state power.
Wilson Solicitors LLP
697 High Road