At St Pauls Chambers, barristers advise on many different courses of action against the police. Members of Chambers have substantial experience of such civil cases, including written advice and advocacy.
Cases involving actions against the police are civil claims for compensation made through the courts. The police have extensive powers, and it’s vital that citizens who have been subject to abuse of these powers are able to bring civil actions against the police.
Legal action against police is brought by those who have been wronged by the police in some way.
Such claims go further than a mere complaint; when bringing legal action against the police, victims of police misconduct usually seek financial compensation and contributions towards their legal costs. However, there are instances where additional remedies such as an apology, the destruction of DNA and personal data, or a correction of records held on the Police National Computer can arise.
Every case relating to actions against the police is different. The most prevalent types of claim relate to:
At St Pauls Chambers, our barristers have considerable experience in both bringing and defending actions against the police. We pride ourselves on our collaborative approach so you will receive not only the expert knowledge of your barrister, but the support of the entire team.
From advising pre-action, drafting cogent pleadings, devising an effective case strategy, to persuasive trial advocacy, Actions Against the Police barristers at St Pauls provide first-class representation throughout proceedings.
If you or your client are pursuing actions against the police, or are being investigated in relation to a civil action against the police, please contact us today to speak to our expert team of police misconduct lawyers.
Chambers is centrally located within walking distance of the train station, secure car parks and the Courts.
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