False Imprisonment & Wrongful Arrests

False Imprisonment & Wrongful Arrests

The right to freedom of movement without fear of arrest or detention is a fundamental civil liberty.

The police have powers of arrest which allow them to detain a person, lawfully, in certain conditions.

Arrest is a power of last resort and the police should consider whether there is an absolute need

If you have been arrested or detained you will be advised as each case needs to be assessed carefully on its facts.

Please call our civil liberties team where one of the team members will be happy to discuss your case.

2 steps to contacting Howells:

Step 1

Call our New Enquiry Team on 0114 249 66 66 or email [email protected] for an initial chat about your situation.

Step 2

We’ll listen carefully to you, clarify what you’re trying to achieve, and then explain if and how we can help you. We will take some initial information and liaise with a legal professional regarding your case. If it looks like we can help, we will book you in for a consultation with a legal professional.