Bhatt Murphy Solicitors

defending civil liberties

Welcome to Bhatt Murphy

Bhatt Murphy was established in 1998 by a group of lawyers who share a commitment to the protection of civil liberties.

We offer specialist help to members of the public who seek accountability from the state and its officers. 

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.


Published Wednesday January 9 2019
Gross failures in care contributed to the death of Catherine Horton at Bethlem Royal Hospital
The jury in the inquest into the death of Catherine Horton who absconded from SLAM Mental Health Unit found that neglect contributed to her death.
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Published Friday December 14 2018
Neglect and serious medical failures contributed to death of Natasha Chin
Neglect and systematic failures by prison and healthcare providers contributed to the death of Natasha Chin at Sodexo run HMP Bronzefield, an inquest jury has found.
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Published Tuesday December 11 2018
Systems and individual failures contributed to the death of Amanda Briley at the Bradgate Unit in Leicestershire
A jury inquest concluded that neglect by the Leicestershire Partnership Trust contributed to the death ‘by misadventure’ of Amanda Briley.
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Published Wednesday January 9 2019
Metropolitan Police apology to civil rights campaigner Stafford Scott
Civil rights campaigner Stafford Scott has extracted a fulsome apology from the Metropolitan Police for his arrest, subsequent detention and treatment by officers in the course of events in November 2014.
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Published Monday December 3 2018
HM Coroner adjourns inquest into death of Branko Zdravkovic following jury verdict
On 27 November 2018 a jury returned a verdict of suicide in the inquest into the death of immigration detainee Branko Zdravkovic. Unusually HM Coroner has directed more evidence from the Home Office on its failure to comply with procedures to safeguard suicidal detainees.
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