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UK UK-wide Police Law: Mainly Claimant

This ranking table features law firms and lawyers who represent claimant in bringing actions and judicial review proceedings against the police, the IPCC and coroners, including issues relating to unlawful arrest, false imprisonment, malicious prosecution, treatment in custody and inquests.

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Band 1
  1. Bhatt Murphy
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    Bhatt Murphy
    Police Law: Mainly Claimant
    UK 2023 | Band 1 | 17 Years Ranked
    Bhatt Murphy has an exceptional police actions practice with an unrivalled reputation in all aspects of claimant police law. The firm regularly pursues ground-breaking claims relating to discrimination, human trafficking, deaths following police contact and claims arising from failures to investigate. It demonstrates considerable strength in public inquiries, misconduct proceedings and criminal cases. The team is active in privacy cases, including the police's unlawful retention of data, as well as cases relating to the use of Tasers.
  2. Bindmans LLP
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    Bindmans LLP
    Police Law: Mainly Claimant
    UK 2023 | Band 1 | 17 Years Ranked
    Bindmans has a leading practice with standout experience of bringing high-profile claims against the police. The department is equally adept when handling claims relating to misconduct by undercover police officers, deaths in custody, and protests. It has an integrated team that works closely with the firm's civil liberties and criminal lawyers to provide claimants with a comprehensive service.
  3. Hickman & Rose
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    Hickman & Rose
    Police Law: Mainly Claimant
    UK 2023 | Band 1 | 17 Years Ranked
    Hickman & Rose has an impressive police actions department with a strong reputation in matters relating to controversial deaths in police custody. It regularly represents bereaved families in inquests, investigations and civil claims arising from deaths following police contact. The team is well versed in cases concerning the lethal use of Tasers and representing claimants affected by undercover policing. In addition, it offers expertise in gross misconduct proceedings.
  4. Hodge Jones & Allen
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    Hodge Jones & Allen
    Police Law: Mainly Claimant
    UK 2023 | Band 1 | 15 Years Ranked
    Hodge Jones & Allen is a strong human rights firm with an impressive criminal law and civil liberties offering. It enjoys an outstanding reputation acting for political protesters on human rights issues and claims of false imprisonment and assault. The team is well regarded for assisting with inquests into deaths in custody. It also demonstrates expertise in claims resulting from miscarriages of justice, failures to investigate and data protection issues.
  5. Birnberg Peirce
    Police Law: Mainly Claimant
    UK 2023 | Band 1
  6. Deighton Pierce Glynn
    Police Law: Mainly Claimant
    UK 2023 | Band 1
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Band 2
  1. Irwin Mitchell
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    Irwin Mitchell
    Police Law: Mainly Claimant
    UK 2023 | Band 2 | 15 Years Ranked
    Irwin Mitchell advises clients on breaches of the Human Rights and Data Protection Acts. The firm represents families in inquests into deaths in custody and following contact with the police. It acts on matters arising from failure to investigate claims and has continued to pursue cases arising from the use of Tasers. In addition, the department offers broad coverage with offices across the country.
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Band 3
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    Saunders Law
    Police Law: Mainly Claimant
    UK 2023 | Band 3 | 7 Years Ranked
    Saunders Law has an established practice that is particularly well known for its role in police inquests. It frequently represents the victims of assault, discrimination and misfeasance in their claims against police forces and other public bodies. The firm is experienced acting in civil claims, IPCC investigations and judicial reviews. The team frequently assists with claims involving breaches of human rights, and its lawyers are well regarded for handling data protection matters related to policing.
  2. Broudie Jackson Canter
    Police Law: Mainly Claimant
    UK 2023 | Band 3
  3. Gold Jennings
    Police Law: Mainly Claimant
    UK 2023 | Band 3
  4. Tuckers Solicitors
    Police Law: Mainly Claimant
    UK 2023 | Band 3