Claims Against the Police & Civil Liberties

If you feel you have been wrongfully arrested or unjustly treated by those in authority, Fisher Meredith’s human rights solicitors can provide the expertise, legal advice and support you need to bring a case against a public body.

Taking on public bodies in relation to human rights cases without the right expertise can be very complex, not to mention intimidating, and it is therefore important to get expert legal help.  Fisher Meredith’s solicitors are specialists in human rights law and bring enthusiasm, energy and years of experience to actions against public bodies.

We are deeply committed to protecting your human rights and provide the legal advice and support you need throughout the process. Where necessary, we can take cases all the way to the Supreme Court and the European Court of Human Rights on your behalf.

Our human rights solicitors have a proven track record of bringing successful challenges against a variety of public bodies for misconduct and failures, including:

Our expert human rights solicitors can help with:

  • Andrew Arthur
      • Andrew Arthur
      • Partner. Head of Police Law and Civil Liberties Department
      • 020 7091 2781
      • 07912 598220
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  • Ellie Cornish
      • 020 7091 2715
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  • Karma Hickman
      • 020 7091 2879
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  • Angela Kwokori
      • 020 7091 2784
      • 020 7091 2800
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  • Juliet Spender
      • 020 7091 2728
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Our human rights lawyers are recognised for being among the best in the country. Fisher Meredith is ranked in UK Chambers & Partners and is “a stand out firm in this field and is highly regarded for its work undertaking claims against the police for a broad range of matters, including wrongful convictions, harassment, racial discrimination and malicious prosecutions.” We are described as “one of the top firms doing police law, judicial review and civil liberties, with a broad combination of skills” that enables us to seek the most effective remedy.

Andrew Arthur is head of the Police Law and Civil Liberties Department at Fisher Meredith and is singled out by Chambers for being “affable and committed” and  “because he works hard for his clients.” He is also highly praised for his expertise  in judicial reviews and civil claims against the police, and is noted for “going above and beyond the call of duty on behalf of his clients.”

Fisher Meredith is ranked as Band 2 for Police Law in Chambers & Partners and a 4th Tier firm in Civil Liberties and Human Rights in The Legal 500.

If you feel your human rights have been breached, our human rights and civil liberties lawyers can provide you with quality legal advice to achieve the best possible outcome. For initial advice, or to arrange a meeting with one of our solicitors, please contact us on 020 7091 2700.



Provided a top class service throughout the entire duration of a lengthy case against the British govt. I highly recommend Fisher Meredith. Excellent solicitors, highly professional with unparalleled customer care.