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 Friday February 19 2021
Council unlawfully breached vulnerable man’s right to life
A judge at Central London County Court has ruled that the London Borough of Bromley adult social care team were negligent and breached their obligations to protect life under the Human Rights Act in failing to take steps to protect Michael Thompson after he had become mentally unwell. He later...
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Published Wednesday February 17 2021
Thames Valley Police compensate mother of abducted children
Shortly before a High Court trial in the matter was due to begin, Thames Valley Police have made a substantial settlement in costs and damages to the mother of two children abducted by their father in April 1998, when they were just 2 and 3 years old.
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Published Friday February 12 2021
Solicitor vacancy in our IDMR team
We are seeking a solicitor with 3 or more years PQE to join our immigration detention and migrants’ rights team.
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Published Friday February 5 2021
Oil companies cave in on injunction
The five Weald Action Group campaigners who challenged a draconian anti-protest injunction have successfully forced the UK Oil and Gas (UKOG) group of companies to radically scale back the Injunction.
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Published Thursday February 4 2021
The High Court has granted a life long worldwide injunction preserving the anonymity of two girl prisoners who committed murder as children.
For the first time in this exceptional jurisdiction the Court found that it had a duty under Article 2 and Article 3 ECHR (risk to life/prohibition on torture) to make a lifelong anonymity order to prevent the real and immediate risk of suicide and self harm by F, a young vulnerable person, should...
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