Jessica Saunders

Senior Associate Solicitor

Jessica qualified as a solicitor in 2010 and joined Stephensons in January 2019. Jessica is a senior associate solicitor in the firm's actions against public bodies team, which forms part of the civil liberties and public law department.

Jessica works on a wide range of cases involving actions against public bodies, including compensation claims against local authorities, the police and the prison service.

These claims include:

  • False imprisonment,
  • Breach of the Human Rights Act
  • Breach of the Data Protection Act
  • Failure on the part of local authorities to remove children where there has been neglect or abuse
  • Assault and battery
  • Unlawful arrest
  • Malicious prosecution
  • Negligence
  • Misfeasance in public office
  • Trespass

Jessica is a member of the Police Action Lawyers Group (PALG).