Claims against HM Courts & Tribunal Services

Our actions against the police and public bodies solicitors are part of a department which is nationally recognised as leaders in the field of human rights law and actions against HM Courts and Tribunal Service. Our specialist solicitors are active members of key associations including: Northern Administrative Lawyers Association, INQUEST Lawyers Group and Police Action Lawyers Group.

Our solicitors make compensation claims and undertake public law challenges on issues concerning human rights law and decisions by HM Courts and Tribunal Services.

We offer competitive private funding rates and routinely act for clients who pay privately. We are proud of the service we offer to our clients. We are also a practice that has the benefit of a legal aid franchise and as such, are able to act for the most vulnerable clients, free of charge.

On occasions, we may act for you under a no win, no fee agreement. To speak to a member of the police complaints and actions against authority team call us on 0175 321 5096.

 

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Pursuing a claim

Stephensons are specialists in pursuing civil claims for compensation against HM Courts and Tribunal Service.

This is an area that can often be particularly complex. In a lot of situations, the court and Tribunal Service are not liable, as they often have the benefit of being ‘immune’ from suit. However, there is still scope to take action against the court and Tribunal Service, particularly if they have breached your human rights.

Unlawful imprisonment/breach of Data Protection Act 1998

Often it will be the court who is at fault who your unlawful imprisonment, for example, by sending a summons and/or letter to an incorrect address. In these circumstances, it would be the court and Tribunal Service who have breached the Data Protection Act 1998. You may be entitled to claim compensation from them.

If you would like to speak to a member of the team in relation to a claim against HM Courts and Tribunal Service call us on 0175 321 5096. Alternatively complete our online enquiry form and we will contact you directly.

  • Complaints Against the Police & Public Bodies

    Specialist civil liberties solicitor Adam Quick talks about his role within the actions against the police and public bodies team here at Stephensons. Adam discusses the importance of obtaining legal advice from experienced specialists when pursuing a claim for compensation against the police or another public authority such as the prison service or the court service.
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