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Welcome to Bhatt Murphy Solicitors

Bhatt Murphy is a team of lawyers who work together to make a contribution to the protection of civil liberties.

We offer specialist help to members of the public who seek accountability from the state and its officers. Our focus is upon the treatment of individuals by the criminal justice system (including the police, the prison service and the prosecuting agencies) as well as those within immigration detention.

We are motivated by the needs of our clients and use the law as a tool to assist in the realisation of their objectives. We aim to deliver a high quality legal service irrespective of our client’s ability to pay. We seek to contribute to the progressive development of the law and to the protection of civil liberties outside the courts.

We rely upon a collaborative style to ensure that our clients benefit from the commitment of their own individual lawyer as well as the creativity and innovation of the entire team.

Mark Scott shortlisted for Law Society award

Mark Scott of Bhatt Murphy has been shortlisted for the Human Rights Lawyer of the Year award by the judges of the Law Society's 2015 Excellence Awards. Read more about Mark Scott shortlisted for Law Society award

Met Commissioner betrays family of Cherry Groce

The Met Commissioner has betrayed the trust placed in him by the Groce family following his assurances to them that he would make amends for the “years of suffering” and “irreparable damage” caused to them by the Met’s catastrophic failures in the armed raid on their home in 1985. Read more about Met Commissioner betrays family of Cherry Groce

Shamik Dutta to join Bhatt Murphy partnership

We are pleased to announce that Shamik Dutta will be joining the partnership at Bhatt Murphy on 1 October 2015. Shamik has been with Bhatt Murphy since September 2011 and has worked as a civil liberties solicitor since 2005. His practice comprises civil claims and public law challenges against the police, immigration authorities and other state agencies, with particular expertise in challenging state surveillance. Read more about Shamik Dutta to join Bhatt Murphy partnership

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You will find downloads and links to judgments, policy documents and backgound information concerning our cases.
Inquest into the death of Jimmy Mubenga
Read the transcripts from the inquest into the death of Jimmy Mubenga here.
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