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 Wednesday November 15 2023
High Court quashes IOPC decision regarding police failure to arrest stalker who went on to murder Wafah Chkaifi
Ms Wafah Yasmin Chkaifi was a 44 year old woman who was killed by her former partner Leon McCaskie in West London on 24 January 2022. At the end of their relationship Wafah had reported McCaskie to the police for stalking her and said that she was in fear of her life. A stalking protection order...
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Published Tuesday November 7 2023
Court of Appeal to consider whether criminal injuries compensation rules breaches victim of domestic homicide’s daughter’s human rights
The Court of Appeal will tomorrow consider the case of R (AXO) v FTT (Social Entitlement Chamber) & Another. The appeal arises from the decision of the Upper Tribunal, made on an application for judicial review.
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Published Thursday October 19 2023
Child X, a black boy aged 13 years, subjected to violent arrest by firearms officers in Hackney
Child X was playing with a brightly coloured plastic water gun with a younger sibling in the streets outside their home when a uniformed officer saw them and reported what he saw as a potential firearms incident.
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Published Friday October 6 2023
Covid-19 Public Inquiry : Opening Statements from the Disabled Persons Organisations and Long Covid Groups published
Lady Hallett, the Chair of the Covid-19 Inquiry today ordered the publication of written Opening Statements of the Core Participants.
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Published Monday October 2 2023
Long Covid Groups make an opening statement tomorrow in the Covid-19 public inquiry
The Long Covid Groups, Long Covid Kids, Long Covid SOS and Long Covid Support, make an opening statement on the first day of Module 2 of the Covid-19 Inquiry. They participate in the Inquiry as representative organisations for nearly 2 million adults and children who have suffered from Long Covid.
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