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Claims and Complaints Against the Police

Claims and Complaints Against the Police

If you or a loved one has suffered due to police misconduct and wish to make a complaint against the police, we can help. Our Civil Liberties specialists can support you to get the answers and the compensation you deserve.

Whilst you may feel that you are powerless against the police, you have the right to justice as you would if you had been wronged by any other authority.

How we can help

Our Civil Liberties specialists act for individuals who have been ill treated at the hands of the police or who have been wrongly caught up in the criminal justice system, including protestors and victims of crime.

Our team have represented many high profile clients but equally for those who do not receive any publicity at all. Whatever, the nature of your claim, you will receive the same high level of service tailored to your needs.

The team is known nationwide for its expertise and effectiveness and pursuit of claims for damages and complaints against the Police.

By working closely with our large Criminal Defence team where needed, clients benefit from a comprehensive level of service unmatched by many firms in this field.

Our Civil Liberties specialists can support with:

If you have a case for any of the above our Civil Liberties specialists are here to advise you on the best way forward. We will consider each matter on its facts and then guide you through the process in order to  make a complaint against the police

We will look after you with our friendly, down to earth approach, clear and consistent communication and reassuring transparency on costs.

The Claims and Complaints Against the Police Team

Our Police Actions team, led by Peter Mahy, is known nationwide for its expertise and effectiveness in the assessment and pursuit of police complaints. It has been awarded the top grading in an independent peer review of its work, one of just two firms in the whole country to achieve this; and was ranked highly in the influential Chambers 2018 legal directory. These are smart lawyers with sharp minds, tough and resolute in their legal representation, diligent and skillful in their investigatory work. It’s a team you’ll want on your side.

Call us on 0114 249 6608 or contact online

 

How can we help? Contact us today

Contact us and one of our advisors will be in touch to discuss your situation. We will take some initial information and if we can help, we will book you in for a consultation with a legal professional.

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    Clients Say?

    “Very good solicitors to use, they were very helpful with my case. Alex Nolan was my solicitor very professional and also down to earth in explaining everything. He worked hard on my case and was brilliant all the way through. Nothing was too much trouble for him.”

    June 2021

    I would like to thank you for your support, guidance and advice provided. Additionally, your professionalism in handling my situation.

    Criminal Defence Client
    2021

    “Your service is very good. I have not had any problems yet that Howells has not dealt with. All of the staff from the switchboard to solicitors are kind and speak to me as a person.”

    Criminal Client, September 2019

    "I have used Howells for over 10 years and I have always had excellent service. I have always been put at ease. Excellent service. Thank you"

    Criminal Client, October 2019

    Howells Solicitors offers expertise and support. Chris Wong, one of its most experienced solicitors, is extremely knowledgeable and is prepared to help both clients and people who just seek advice. He was generous with his time and offered tremendous help with clarifying possible outcomes of a difficult case. Even though it was not possible to transfer the case to him in the end, he offered help and advice free of charge and showed incredible humanity that gave us faith in the justice system. This is a person who really cares for justice. I would recommend him unreservedly.

    V.S July 2018

    We were most impressed with the professionalism and expertise and tireless effort you showed throughout the case” “You showed care and sensitivity in which you conducted this case… Equally we were impressed with the way you kept us informed at each stage of the case.

    Criminal Defence Client

    I would like to thank you so much for the time and effort you put into my case, I felt from the start I was being represented in the best way I could. I will certainly recommend both of you in an instance should the circumstance arrive. I feel as if my life can start again now.

    Criminal Defence Client

    Just wanted to say thank you for all the hard work Kathryn Lill did whilst representing me at Barnsley Magistrates this week.  She did an amazing job and is a credit to your company.

    NS, Criminal Defence Client, Sept 2016

    Just want to say on behalf of our family a big big thank you for your help and assistance through what has been a very difficult time. I know you are doing your job, however I have to say how impressed we all were with your professionalism and empathy, and the respectful way that you dealt with my son. I am pleased with the outcome and he couldn’t have asked for a better one to be fair.

    Criminal Defence Client, April 2016