Tony Murphy joined Bhatt Murphy in 2007, having been a Partner for nine years at another leading firm. Tony specialises in acting for those who have been neglected or abused by the police. An important part of his work is representing the loved ones of the men, women and children who continue to meet their deaths in police stations and prisons around the country at a devastating rate.
Tony has extensive experience in litigating and mediating against the range of public authorities on behalf of his clients, including police forces nationwide, the Prison Service and local authorities. Tony is also a specialist in inquest law, with particular experience in representing the victims of police shootings. He is an active member of both the Police Action Lawyers’ Group and the Inquest Lawyers’ Group. Tony has been acknowledged as a leader in his field by his peers for over a decade.
Like the rest of the team at Bhatt Murphy, Tony is active in trying to effect change in the police arena on behalf of his clients and colleagues. This includes: