Administrative and Public Law

"This niche Birmingham firm is well regarded for its work representing individuals in human rights claims. It enjoys a strong reputation for its representation of claimants affected by the war on terror, having acted for Iraqi civilians and the families of British soldiers killed in Iraq. The firm has expertise in international human rights law and acts for Daoud Mousa and nine others in the Baha Mousa public inquiry."

KEY INDIVIDUALS Philip Shiner leads the team and is considered to be "committed, driven, determined and admirable."

Band 1 (Philip Shiner)

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Civil Liberties

"This public law firm is renowned for its cutting-edge work defending the human rights of individuals connected to the Iraq war. It recently won success in the landmark ECHR case which condemned the UK government for breaching international human rights law for subjecting two Iraqis to the fear of execution in Iraq."

"KEY INDIVIDUALS Philip Shiner is an outstanding civil liberties solicitor who handles "terrific, ground-breaking cases" and "never gives up fighting for his clients."

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Ali Zaki Mousa Reaction to his Victory in the Court of Appeal

This release is further to the release of earlier today detailing the successful challenge to the independence of the Royal Military Police.

 

Ali Zaki Mousa, the lead Claimant, said today:

 

I am delighted with the victory because I always believed that the Royal Military Police would be biased in its investigations of the soldiers.  It is part of the army.

 

When we suffered a lot under the British Army and witnessed a catalogue of abuses, we had the impression that that is what Britain is.  But thanks to the efforts of our lawyers and the victories in the courts this has changed our impression.  We can see that there are the actions of the British soldiers and that is one thing; then there is British society and that is something else.  It has restored our confidence in the British people.


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