Civil Actions the Police

We offer legal services on a prviate basis to represent clients who wish to bring claims against the police where there is sufficient merit. Civil actions of this nature can be complicated and require specialised legal representation. The general legal causes of action are:

  • Assault and battery
  • Wrongful arrest
  • False imprisonment
  • Malicious prosecution
  • Misfeasance in public office
  • Breach of human rights
  • Discrimination
  • Negligence
  • Retention of personal information such as DNA and finger-prints and disclosure of personal data

These type of claims are heard before the County Court and High Court with the option for Judicial Review claims to be submitted in certain situations. There are also strict time limitations for bring a claim, depending of the type of legal cause of action.