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.
Successful challenge for Calais children
The Upper Tribunal has granted a judicial review brought by two unaccompanied children stranded in Calais. They are represented by Jed Pennington and Jane Ryan of Bhatt Murphy together with Charlotte Kilroy and Michelle Knorr of Doughty Street. A briefing note can be found here. Read more about Successful challenge for Calais children
Jack Susianta inquest concludes
A jury at St Pancras Coroner’s Court has today returned its conclusion in the inquest into the death of Jack Susianta. A press release can be found here. Read more about Jack Susianta inquest concludes
Lords vote to end immigration detention of pregnant women
On 12 April 2016 the House of Lords voted to end the immigration detention of pregnant women. The vote follows a successful test claim by PA, who challenged the detention she suffered when she was five months pregnant. Janet Farrell and Jane Ryan acted for PA. Read more about Lords vote to end immigration detention of pregnant women