If you believe you have suffered an infringement of your human rights, we can bring an impressive depth of experience to your individual case. We have particular experience in challenging human rights abuses in education law, social and health care law, and in relation to abuses that occur whilst someone is in state detention or care. Human rights abuses can take a great many forms but we have experience in cases involving:

  • Right to life
  • Right to a private and family life
  • Right to a fair hearing
  • Inhuman or degrading treatment
  • False imprisonment / deprivation of liberty
  • Actions against the police
  • Sexual discrimination or harassment
  • Racial discrimination or harassment
  • Equal pay claims
  • Denial of healthcare/medication for financial reasons
  • International human rights abuses

Our team includes the expertise of Yogi Amin. As Partner in our Public Law team, Yogi Amin was recently named Social and Welfare Lawyer of the Year at the prestigious Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards. He and his experienced team will be working on your behalf, so you can be assured that you will have some of the most outstanding Human Rights lawyers in the UK working for you.

Our Human Rights Services

We have the knowledge and experience to successfully fight for your human rights whatever the circumstances. However, we do offer a number of specialised services designed to help those whose human rights have been abused.

Contact us online for a free, no-obligation consultation or call us at 0800 028 1943.

Accreditation

Legal 500 Leading Firm 2013

"Irwin Mitchell's ‘strong and experienced’ team specialises in prison law and actions against the police as well as Court of Protection cases."

Legal 500 2013

“The quality of their work is extremely high – the speed at which you have work to challenge cuts to public services is phenomenal, and they can meet these demands”

Chambers & Partners 2013

Human Rights

  • Disability Law
    Get our expert help and support with disability matters, including discrimination challenges under the Equality Act and making sure that organisations comply with community care law.
  • Prison Law
    Our experience in prison law and issues of prisoners’ rights of children and adults detained by the state includes working on many leading, precedent setting cases.
  • Health & Social Care Law
    Our experts have helped clients in a range of disputes over medical and social care issues, including access to treatment, community care assessments and placements in residential care.

Call one of our experts free on

0800 028 1943