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Phillippa Kaufmann KC
Phillippa Kaufmann KC is pre-eminent at the Bar for public law challenges which arise in the context of the criminal justice system, and is well versed in all manner of judicial reviews. In recent years, she has been at the forefront of challenging the government's approach to citizenship, including cases arising from the Windrush Scandal.

Strengths

"She has the ability to wade through dense content to reach the nub of the argument with speed and delivers it with finesse and precision."

"She covers the full range of skills and is a total pleasure to work with. She is really brilliant in terms of the technical legal material and the cross-examination of witnesses."


Civil Liberties & Human Rights - London (Bar)
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Phillippa Kaufmann KC
Phillippa Kaufmann KC is a highly regarded human rights specialist who regularly attracts instructions in high-profile, significant judicial review proceedings. She demonstrates notably deep knowledge in prisoners' rights matters and human rights cases arising out of the Iraq war. She is a familiar face in inquiries as well as at the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.

Strengths

"A fierce advocate, who is incredibly intelligent and always a calming presence. Clients absolutely love her."

"A fantastic advocate - a true star."


Police Law: Mainly Claimant - All Circuits
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Phillippa Kaufmann KC
Phillippa Kaufmann KC is an exceptional civil liberties barrister who can boast considerable experience in claims against the police. She is highlighted for her skills in advocacy and is frequently instructed in high-profile public inquiries and ground-breaking human rights claims in relation to the police's investigatory failures. Of particular note in recent years is her work on behalf of core participants in the Undercover Policing Inquiry.

Strengths

"The doyenne of police law."

"She is not afraid to put her head above the parapet on behalf of her clients. She has an ability to wade through dense content to reach the nub of the argument with speed, and delivers it with finesse and precision."


Inquests & Public Inquiries - London (Bar)
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Phillippa Kaufmann KC
Phillippa Kaufmann KC draws on her revered claimant-side public law practice in representing victims and families in inquests and inquiries. She is well known for bringing challenges to controversial decisions as to procedure, anonymity and the scope of the investigation.

Strengths

"Phillippa knows her stuff doesn't give an inch. She is impressive in her advocacy."

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