Bhatt Murphy Solicitors

defending civil liberties

Welcome to Bhatt Murphy

Bhatt Murphy was established in 1998 by a group of lawyers who share a commitment to the protection of civil liberties.

We offer specialist help to members of the public who seek accountability from the state and its officers. 

We are motivated by the needs of our clients and use the law as a tool to assist in the realisation of their objectives.  We aim to deliver a high quality legal service irrespective of our client's ability to pay.

 
Published Tuesday October 13 2020
Daphne Caruana Galizia deceased
Friday 16 October 2020 marks the third anniversary of the assassination of the renowned investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. As criminal proceedings and a public inquiry continue in Malta, and despite the resignation of Malta’s Prime Minister and the arrest of his chief of staff, the...
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Published Tuesday October 13 2020
UK Government seeks to prevent scrutiny of British intelligence agencies’ unlawful conduct in case relating to Rangzieb Ahmed
Later in October 2020, the High Court will hear yet another attempt by the UK Government to prevent scrutiny of the involvement of the British intelligence agencies in the mistreatment of detainees in the custody of foreign states.
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Published Tuesday October 13 2020
Combatting Modern Slavery
Molly Cox of Bhatt Murphy is providing ongoing training to ‘Hestia’, an NGO supporting victims of modern slavery and human trafficking.
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Published Monday August 17 2020
Administrative Court orders release of vulnerable detainee
On 14 August 2020 an immigration detainee with medical conditions which made him more vulnerable to COVID 19 was released following expedited judicial review proceedings.
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Published Wednesday August 5 2020
State Inquiry into Racist Attempted Murder at HMP Bristol
The Secretary of State for Justice has published an independent investigation into a racist attempted murder attack on a Black Muslim prisoner by a white prisoner at HMP Bristol on 26 June 2014. The report makes numerous criticisms and raised “serious concerns” about race and equality at HMP...
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