Leading Human Rights Solicitors

Hodge Jones & Allen is one of the leading law firms in the UK specialising in human rights. Our passionate, energetic and committed team of civil liberties & human rights solicitors have extensive experience of bringing and winning difficult, controversial and high profile cases.

We are dedicated to fighting on your behalf to protect your basic human rights.

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What is the Human Rights Act?

The Human Rights Act 1998 brought the European Convention on Human Rights 1950 into British law. It guarantees your most fundamental human rights, including the right to life, the right not to be treated inhumanely, the right to freedom of expression, the right to liberty and the right to be treated equally.

Many of our cases involve breaches of more than one of these rights. Defendants can include police forces, prisons, medical professionals, immigration officials or private companies acting on behalf of the State.

Upholding the principles of the Human Rights Act

We aim to uphold the principles of the Human Rights Act and fight against oppression and injustice. Our reputation for taking on the toughest of adversaries is matched by our track record of success in securing compensation, apologies, admissions of wrongdoing, and policy changes to protect you and others from similar breaches of your rights in future.

Types of Cases we can help you with

When should you contact a human rights solicitor?

If you would like us to investigate a claim for you, you should contact us as soon as possible. The law requires that cases are started at court within specific timescales. For most civil claims for compensation for a breach of human rights, the claim must be issued at court within one year of the incident.

It is better to contact us much sooner than this, to make sure evidence is collected and the case is properly prepared. If you think you might be out of time, don’t let this stop you from calling us – we will advise you if this is a problem and if we can take your case on.

What to do if you wish to bring a claim for breach of your Human Rights

  • Contact our team

Our team of highly experienced human rights solicitors can provide you with the help and advice you need. Contact us by telephone or through our online form to seek advice from our specialist team.

  • We will review your case

Once we have the information we need we will carry out a case review and contact you to let you know if we can assist you with your case. If we are able to help we will arrange a time to meet to discuss what you wish to achieve in greater detail.

  • We will help you find the best resolution

One of our specialist solicitors will help you find the best possible resolution.

Speaking to us in confidence

All communications will be treated in confidence, even if you do not become our client.

How much will it cost?

If we can take on your case we will give you full details about costs, including advising you about the availability of legal aid and Conditional Fee Arrangements, also known as “no win, no fee” agreements.

Our Civil Liberties & Human Rights Solicitors are backed by four decades of experience and have a strong track record of achieving favourable client outcomes. For expert legal advice use our contact form or call us on 0808 231 6369 today.

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