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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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Disabled People’s Organisations address Covid-19 Inquiry on the devastating impact of Government failures on Disabled people Read More
Court of Appeal finds “clear injustice” when quashing our client’s childhood convictions Read More
Prison open conditions decision unlawful Read More
Three Metropolitan Police Officers to face gross misconduct proceedings for the decision to strip search Child Q Read More
Met Police admission of liability and apology upon settlement of claims on behalf of Daniel Morgan family. Read More
Tony Murphy appointed first Area Coroner for North London Read More
Jury conclude that Kellie Sutton was unlawfully killed in self inflicted death following domestic abuse Read More
High Court quashes IOPC decision that police officer who punched elderly Black man in the face has no case to answer for misconduct Read More
Three years since the death of Baby Brooke Leigh Powell at HMP Styal on 18 June 2020 Read More
Lawyer in the News Read More
High Court declares secret Home Office detention policy unlawful Read More
High Court gives green light to challenge IOPC after it finds police officer who grabbed and punched elderly Black man has no case to answer for misconduct Read More
Settlement achieved in road traffic stop handcuffing case Read More
BBC File on Four radio programme profiles stop and search victim Jamar Powell Read More
Court orders Home Secretary to pay £10k compensation to unaccompanied asylum seeking child Read More
Court of Appeal grants permission to appeal CICA recovery of Article 2 damages Read More
Coroner concludes that serious failings in psychiatric care contributed to death of transgender woman Sophie Williams Read More
Coroner concludes that domestic abuse victim Lauren Murray died from suicide Read More
Justice for migrants: give people proof of their rights Read More
Metropolitan police pay damages for unlawful stop and excessive force Read More
Hertfordshire police pay damages for unlawful arrest Read More
Damages for failures in prosecution Read More
Police force settle civil claim following allegations of rape and coercive control made against an Inspector Read More
Bhatt Murphy ranked as a leading law firm in eight specialist areas in Chambers & Partners Read More
Jury finds ‘gross neglect’ by privately-run mental health hospital caused patient’s death Read More
Bhatt Murphy jointly shortlisted for Rule of Law Award for work on Brook House Public Inquiry Read More
Prison pays damages to a woman prisoner restrained by officers when she was naked Read More
Commissioner finally apologises for fist bump stop and search in February 2018 Read More
Jury find that ‘grave’ failures led to the unlawful killing of Lance Scott Walker Read More
Met pay damages in another stop and search race claim Read More
Bhatt Murphy act for National Long Covid and Disabled People’s Organisations in the Covid-19 Public Inquiry. Read More
Senior Coroner concludes that gross failings and neglect contributed to death of Donna Neill Read More
Met Police pay £10,000 damages for stop and search and handcuffing of Black man in his own garden Read More
The government’s need to be seen as tough on immigration is driving the Rwanda plan and GPS monitoring – but at what cost? Read More
Inquest concludes that serious state failings contributed to unlawful killing of eight week old Harper Denton Read More
Daniel Morgan family statement in response to IOPC review of findings in June 2021 report of the Daniel Morgan Independent Panel. Read More
Bhatt Murphy clients issue High Court challenge to government failure to implement Grenfell Inquiry recommendations on personal emergency evacuation plans (‘PEEPs’) for disabled people Read More
Inquest finds multi-agency failures before the death of Jessie Laverack Read More
Bereaved families, survivors and residents criticise central and local government failures in the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower Fire Read More
High Court discharges INEOS protest injunctions Read More
Covid 19 Public Inquiry: LongCovidSOS call for inclusion of Long Covid in urgent Public Inquiry Read More