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.
Home Office to review detention of pregnant women
Following a groundbreaking challenge by a pregnant asylum seeker, known as PA, the Home Secretary has agreed to review the policy on detention of pregnant women. Janet Farrell and Jane Ryan of Bhatt Murphy and Stephanie Harrison QC of Garden Court Chambers acted for the Claimant. Read more about Home Office to review detention of pregnant women
High Court finds Met police officers racially abused and attacked teenagers
The High Court has upheld claims against the MPS brought by Omar Mohidin and Basil Khan finding that they were assaulted, falsely imprisoned and racially abused. Mr Khan and Mr Mohidin were represented by Megan Philips and Michael Oswald of Bhatt Murphy Solicitors. Read more about High Court finds Met police officers racially abused and attacked teenagers
Met Police pay £50k damages to Hilliard brothers in student protest case
Christopher and Andrew Hilliard have accepted an apology and £50,000 in an out of court settlement of their claims for assault, false imprisonment, malicious prosecution and breaches of the Human Rights Act. Shamik Dutta of Bhatt Murphy acts for Christopher and Andrew. Read more about Met Police pay £50k damages to Hilliard brothers in student protest case