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Mike Schwarz

London, UK UK Guide 2021 Ranked in 3 departments
Ranked in : Civil Liberties & Human Rights , Crime: Protest Law , Crime
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Civil Liberties & Human Rights - UK-wide

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Mike Schwarz is well regarded for his ability to bring claims against the police for misconduct or neglect. He is also experienced in representing protestors in highly publicised trials. 
"The person you go to about protests." "He is particularly valuable on knotty questions of theory and questions of strategy."
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Crime: Protest Law - UK-wide

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Mike Schwarz is an experienced criminal defence practitioner who focuses primarily on cases relating to undercover policing and political protest, bringing to bear his additional expertise in civil liberties and human rights. He joined Hodge Jones & Allen from Bindmans in May 2020.
"One of the top lawyers for protest law." "He is excellent and has a really strategic mind."
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Crime - London (Firms)

Band 2

Mike Schwarz is an experienced criminal defence practitioner who focuses primarily on cases relating to undercover policing and political protest, bringing to bear his additional expertise in civil liberties and human rights. He joined Hodge Jones & Allen from Bindmans in May 2020.
"One of the top lawyers for protest law." "He is excellent and has a really strategic mind."
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Mike Schwarz is a pre-eminent Criminal Defence lawyer who joined Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors in April 2020 as a Partner in the firm’s highly-praised Criminal Defence practice. In addition to being widely recognised as one of the UK’s leading voices in the law surrounding both protests and the conduct of undercover police, Mike has nearly three decades of experience in defending those facing the most serious and complex criminal offences, including murder, white-collar crime and multi-party proceedings.

Mike is well-known for representing high-profile political activists and campaigners fighting for a variety of social-justice issues such as animal rights, pacifism and racial equality. He regularly advises and trains campaign groups, trade unions and non-governmental organisations on criminal and public order law.

Mike also regularly acts for professionals in trouble with the criminal law and regulators and has advised journalists facing severe and diverse allegations, including terrorism and harassment.

Mike has been involved in the investigation of misconduct by the state, with a particular interest in protecting citizens’ rights to freedom of expression and assembly under Articles 10/11 of the ECHR. Mike has also exposed malpractice by undercover police, giving evidence to parliamentary committees on alleged police misconduct and corruption.

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Mike Schwarz

Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors Limited

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