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.
IPCC to investigate arrest of Ik Aihie
The Independent Police Complaints Commission have met with Mr Ik Aihie to confirm it has launched an independent investigation into his arrest at London Bridge Station on 21 July 2016. Read more about IPCC to investigate arrest of Ik Aihie
Lesbian asylum seeker successful challenge to detention in Yarl’s Wood
A lesbian asylum seeker (now refugee) who was detained under immigration powers for over five months was released and received substantial damages having settled her claim for unlawful detention.Jane Ryan of Bhatt Murphy and David Chirico of 1 Pump Court acted for JAX. Read more about Lesbian asylum seeker successful challenge to detention in Yarl’s Wood
Edric Kennedy-Macfoy accepts Met Police invitation to help train police officers
Senior Metropolitan Police officers have invited black fireman Edric Kennedy-Macfoy to a meeting to discuss how police officers could learn from his experience. Shamik Dutta acts for Mr Kennedy-Macfoy Read more about Edric Kennedy-Macfoy accepts Met Police invitation to help train police officers