“Human rights belong to every one of us without exception. But unless we know them, unless we demand they be respected, and unless we defend our right - and the right of others - to exercise them, they will be just words …"

-UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, Human Rights Day 2011.

Beyond our commercial and corporate framework, we consider the protection and promotion of freedoms and human rights as implicit to our ethos and a key object to our existence. Our practitioners have extensive experience seeking to protect and enshrine rights dealing with claims against police, wrongful arrest immigration appeals and judicial review. Reported caselaw that our practitioners have been instructed on include:

ECtHR (Strasbourg)

Eweida and oths v UK - 48420/10 36516/10 51671/10 59842/10 - HEJUD [2013] ECHR 37 (15 January 2013)

Supreme Court

Bull & Anor v Hall & Anor [2013] UKSC 73 (27 November 2013)

Court of Appeal

Bull & Bull v Hall & Preddy [2012] EWCA Civ 83 (10 February 2012)

Black & Anor v Wilkinson [2013] EWCA Civ 820 (09 July 2013)

London Christian Radio Ltd & Anor, R (on the application of) v Radio Advertising Clearance Centre  [2013] EWCA Civ 1495

Public Law/ Judicial Review

R (on the application of National Secular Society & Anor) v Bideford Town Council [2012] EWHC

R (on the application of) Dr Hans-Christian Raabe) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department [2013] EWHC 1736

 R (on the application of Cornerstone (North East) Adoption and Fostering Service)  v Ofsted (2019

Pilgrim Homes v Brighton City Council (2009)

High Court

Religious Liberty

Smith v Trafford Housing Trust [2012] EWHC 3221 (Ch) (16 November 2012)

Joseph Henry Roberts and another v Wyre Borough Council and The Chief Constable of Lancashire (2006)

The Christian Institute v Google Ireland Limited (2008)

False arrest and Imprisonment

Anthony Rollins v Chief Constable of West Midlands (2011)

John Graven v Chief Constable of Grater Manchester (2014)

Dale McAlpine v Chief Constable of Cumbia (2019)

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