The 1998 Human Rights Act establishes fundamental rights and freedoms for all citizens of the United Kingdom. Public agencies such as the police, councils, schools, and local governments are all responsible for protecting these rights.
Human rights underpin all aspects of our life, but some of the most fundamental ideas include the following:
If you believe that you have been a victim of an infringement of these rights, our human rights solicitors may be able to assist you in bringing a claim. Our law firm’s skilled solicitors have vast expertise bringing human rights violations to light in a variety of contexts, including the following:
Our law firm’s experience as immigration specialists involves conducting inquiries and judicial reviews, representing vulnerable individuals in cases involving human rights, child welfare, mental capability, and social welfare problems.
We have a great deal of experience defending victims of torture, human trafficking, domestic violence, and unaccompanied adolescents who have been the victims of crimes against human rights. As a result of illnesses and/or significant mental health conditions, many of our clients are typically at their most vulnerable.
The unfortunate reality is that British authorities often interpret human rights in an unnecessarily restrictive manner, necessitating a large number of judicial challenges to defend those rights and, in some cases, to receive compensation for rights that have been violated.
Human rights are protected in a variety of ways under the law, including:
Additionally, the High Court may declare unconstitutional domestic law provisions that are incompatible with human rights legislation unless the provision is expressly codified as a statute, in which case the High Court may issue a “declaration of incompatibility.”