Chanel Dolcy's Notable Cases

Chanel Dolcy's notable cases include:

HZM v The Chief Constable of Surrey Police (2018)

An admission of liability and significant damages secured following an officer who accessed personal information held on police databases over a number of years for no proper policing purpose.

SZI v The Chief Constable of Thames Valley Police (2018)

Settlement of £18,500 secured for the failure of the police to ensure that a young person was not identified to the defendants in criminal proceedings in which she had provided a witness statement.

SB v The Ministry of Justice (2017)

Settlement secured for the family of the deceased for the failure by prison officers at HMP Ranby to take adequate steps to protect a prisoner's life from real and immediate risk after he was found hanging in his cell.

SZA and Others v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (2017)

A letter of apology and damages in the sum of £17,000 secured for a family who were the subject of a police raid at their home. The suspect the police were looking for had moved from the property almost twelve months previously.

OS v Chief Constable of Bedfordshire Police (2017)

An apology and compensation of £4,300 secured for a claim for false imprisonment and assault of a woman wrongfully arrested in front of her daughter.

Public Law Challenge of a Caution on behalf of SB (2017)

Secured removal of a wrongly administered caution for criminal damage on behalf of a teenage girl.

PM v Chief Constable of Cambridgeshire Police (2016)

An apology and compensation of £7,500 was secured for a claim for false imprisonment, assault and discrimination following the detention of a man by armed officers.

HBT v Thurrock Council (2014)

Civil claim for a mother and son settled for £20,000 who alleged discrimination based on sex and disability respectively as well as a breach of the Data Protection Act.

TS v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis (2013)

Settlement secured in civil claim under the Equality Act 2010 and the Human Rights Act 1998 where the police failed to adequately investigate allegations of rape.

MK v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis (2013)

Civil claim settled for £30,000 with a written apology for a woman who claimed she had been the victim of assault, false imprisonment and race discrimination.

Inquest into death of RE (2013) 

Represented the family of a man in which the jury found that his death was due to inadequate care whilst in police custody.

Inquest into the death of DL (2012)

Represented the family of a young man who died in prison custody in which the jury found that ten individual failings by the prison officers and medical services contributed to his death.

CC v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis (2011)

Secured a reinvestigation of a complaint of rape by the police which had initially been NFA'd. The reinvestigation resulted in the alleged perpetrator being charged and standing trial.

 
 
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