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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.

Immigration detainees in prisons

Today the High Court handed down a judgment about the detention of immigration detainees in prisons and has granted leave to appeal to the Court of Appeal. Jane Ryan of Bhatt Murphy acts for the claimant. Read more about Immigration detainees in prisons

Bijan Ebrahimi officers to face prosecution

The family of Mr Ebrahimi has issued the following statement: “We are relieved by this decision and trust the officers will now face the full rigour of the law”. Tony Murphy of Bhatt Murphy who acts for the family said: “The family now looks to the CPS to ensure a swift and just prosecution of these criminal charges”. Read more about Bijan Ebrahimi officers to face prosecution

Supreme Court to hear John Catt legal challenge

At the hearing, on 2-4 December 2014, the Association of Chief Police Officers and Metropolitan Police will seek to argue that it is lawful for police forces to retain data about Mr Catt’s lawful political activities. Shamik Dutta of Bhatt Murphy acts for the claimant. Read more about Supreme Court to hear John Catt legal challenge

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