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 March 30 2021
Grenfell Tower bereaved families, survivors and residents shine a light on ‘Landmark act of discrimination’
On 29 March 2021 the Grenfell Inquiry heard from counsel for the victims of the fire, including those instructed by Bhatt Murphy, outlining how residents’ concerns were brushed aside by the Council and the Tenants Management Organisation, and how disabled and vulnerable residents were neglected.
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Published Tuesday March 30 2021
Inquiry grants anonymity to officers involved in Jermaine Baker shooting
Anonymity has been granted to key Metropolitan Police officers deployed in the covert operation which led to Jermaine Baker’s death on 11 December 2015, including the officer who fired the fatal shot, known by the cipher ‘W80’. Anonymity was refused for FE16, who had subsequently retired from...
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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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