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Hudgell Solicitors™ | Civil Liberties

Civil Liberties

Helping Victims
To Rebuild Their Lives
After Breaches Of
Civil Liberties

It’s great to be
getting back to
my normal self again
– I finally feel
confident.

– David Prosser

Civil liberties breaches and police misconduct

Our team of specialists at Hudgell Solicitors represent hundreds of clients across England and Wales in legal action relating to misconduct or failings by the police, leading to breaches of victims’ civil liberties.

We are currently investigating cases relating to alleged failings in police investigations following sudden deaths and murders which involve potential breaches of their Duty of Care and breaches under the Human Rights Act.

Our experts are also supporting many clients who were wrongfully arrested, unlawfully detained in custody or allege to have been the victims of police battery and assault. We have also supported people wrongly accused of serious crimes including battery, murder, kidnapping, child neglect and firearms and drugs related crimes.

Serious concerns have been raised about internal police force investigations following complaints, with many leaving families feeling frustrated and too easily dismissed.

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Making a claim against the police

Hudgell Solicitors has a track record of successfully holding police forces to account for their actions, ensuring families and victims are supported in asking serious questions, and advising them throughout any subsequent Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) investigations into their case.

We have a track record of securing admissions, damages, and apologies to those who turn to us for answers.

If you feel you have been a victim of police misconduct, wrongful arrest and detention, or that the police have failed in their duty to protect your civil liberties in any way, our team of police claims specialists can offer free legal advice today.

Our team has extensive knowledge of the legislation and procedures police are required to follow, and that has resulted in us securing many settlements for clients in cases of misconduct against police forces across England and Wales, involving breaches of the Human Rights Act, Police and Criminal Evidence Act and other legislation.

Should you be a victim of any form of police misconduct which has resulted in your civil liberties or human rights being infringed then you could be entitled to compensation.

Misconduct can include the police entering your home without a warrant or damaging your property or possessions, discrimination, and the failure to protect life through their investigations.

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Should you be a victim of any form of police misconduct which has resulted in your civil liberties or human rights being infringed contact us today

Meet members of the team

Dr Neil Hudgell

Managing Director

Neil established Hudgell Solicitors in 1997 and has led the firm to becoming a highly successful and respected national brand, representing thousands of clients across England and Wales. He has put client care at the forefront of the business, successfully representing many clients who have suffered trauma and loss, and was named the claims industry’s ‘Outstanding Innovator of the Year’ in 2013.

Andrew Petherbridge

Civil Liberties Specialist, Hull

Andrew leads our team in this specialist area of work and has led many cases for clients whose lives, and those of their families, have been turned upside down as a result of the wrongful and unlawful actions of the police. In some cases victims have been wrongly accused of serious offences, such as murder and sexual assault.

Simon Wilson

Senior Solicitor and Manager of New Claims and Marketing, Hull

Simon is a highly-respected senior solicitor responsible for managing the Police Claims and Civil Liberties Team, and oversees all claims within that department on a day to day basis. He has a proven track record and advises on a range of issues which include false imprisonment arising from wrongful arrest, police complaints and miscarriages of justice.

Our offices

London

55 Fleet Street
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Hull

No 2 @ The Dock
46 Humber Street
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Leeds
LS1 2RU

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12 Kings Bench Walk
Royal Talbot House
2 Victoria Street
BS1 6BB

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