Posted on 28th January 2016
Over the past few years, civil liberties lawyers and campaign groups have seen a growing number of demonstrations where police...
I am joint Head of the Civil Liberties Team at Hodge Jones & Allen LLP. I started as a trainee solicitor at Hodge Jones & Allen in 1997, was admitted as a solicitor in 1999, became an associate in 2002, a partner in 2005 and a member in 2009.
I specialise in civil actions against the police and prison service and related human rights claims; and compensation claims for victims of miscarriage of justice and public law challenges related to these areas.
I am one of the leading lawyers dealing with compensation claims for miscarriage of justice under s133 of the Criminal Justice Act 1988 having dealt with high profile cases including the M25 Three and the Bridgewater Four.
I have been exceptionally committed to political protest cases and represent a number of protestors. I am currently representing Claimants arrested at:
Since 2005, I have been on the advisory board of the Miscarriage of Justice Support Service, a division of the Royal Courts of Justice Citizens Advice Bureau, which was set up to provide free advice and assistance for victims of miscarriage of justice.
I am ranked as a ‘leading individual’ in Chambers UK Guide 2016 and The Legal 500 2015.
Chambers UK 2017 ”She is totally committed to clients and fights to get more for them.”
Legal 500 2016 “Fights to the end for her clients and gets great results”.
I was also ranked as a “Super Lawyer” in the London Super Lawyers magazine 2013.
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