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Jed Pennington

London, UK UK Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Civil Liberties & Human Rights , Administrative & Public Law: Traditional Claimant
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Civil Liberties & Human Rights - UK-wide

Band 4

Adept at handling challenges to immigration detention, Jed Pennington is also experienced in handling cases involving those who have died in custody.
"He has an extraordinary knowledge of the law."
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Administrative & Public Law: Traditional Claimant - UK-wide

Band 3

Jed Pennington is well known for acting on behalf of individuals and NGOs on judicial review proceedings concerning immigration detention, inquests for bereaved families and Dublin III Regulation matters. A commentator says: "He is a very technical lawyer and has an extraordinary knowledge of the law."
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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.

Career

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.

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Jed Pennington

Wilson Solicitors LLP

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