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Human rights compensation lawyers

Human rights

The UK Human Rights Act 1998 sets out rights and freedoms, such as the right to a fair trial, the right not to be tortured, the right to privacy and the right to not be discriminated against on grounds of sex, race, colour, language, religion or your political views. All public bodies (such as courts, the police, local governments and hospitals) must comply with your rights under the Human Rights Act.

In general the time limit for bringing a personal injury claim is three years. However, human rights claims should be issued in the court within one year. In some cases a claim is possible outside the time-limit, but generally speaking the sooner you seek legal advice, the better. Only specialist accredited human rights lawyers are listed on this page.

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Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I am a Partner and Head of the Medical Negligence Department at Attwaters Jameson Hill, dealing with a wide range of medical negligence cases including surgical error, misdiagnosis and sub-standard nursing and midwifery care, with a particular interest... Read more
Mrs Alison Cloak of ROYDS WITHY KING LLP in Bath
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Associate specialising in clinical negligence and inquests. https://www.roydswithyking.com/our-people/ali-cloak/ Read more
Mrs Kate Kennell of FAIRWEATHERS SOLICITORS LLP in Whitstable
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I am a senior solicitor specialising in Clinical Negligence claims. I am based in Whitstable and work for a niche practice called Fairweathers solicitors, that provides expert specialist medical negligence advice in Kent. We are a group of experienced... Read more
Mr Paul Balen of FREETHS LLP in Nottingham
Clinical negligence lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Fellow
Paul graduated with a first in law at Peterhouse, Cambridge.  He qualified as a solicitor in 1977 and became a partner in what is now Freeths in 1980. He is now a Consultant. A Past President of both the Nottinghamshire Law and the... Read more
Mr Iain Oliver of ISON HARRISON SOLICITORS in Ilkley
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I specialise in personal injury and clinical negligence cases at Leeds-based law firm Ison Harrison. Working from their Ilkley branch, I have over 20 years’ experience handling complex PI cases and have successfully settled several claims worth in... Read more
Mr Phillip Gower of NOVUM LAW in Cardiff
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Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Phillip joined Emsleys Solictors  to set up and lead the Cardiff Office. Phillip has over 25 years’ expertise of conducting Personal Injury Litigation on behalf of Claimants.   Phillip is an Accredited Asbestos Specialist and... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
  I am Head of Osbornes Medical Negligence & Child Abuse Department I handle a mix of medical negligence work and personal injury claims, with a particular interest in birth injuries, head injuries, complex medical claims, fatal accident... Read more
Mrs Kerstin Kubiak of ROYDS WITHY KING LLP in Bath
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mr Patrick Sheridan of MCEVOY SHERIDAN SOLICITORS INCORPORATING SHERIDAN & CO SOLICITORS in Downpatrick
Personal injury - Senior Litigator