The work we do encompasses issues of policy in political parties, challenging governmental organisations in the UK and abroad, upholding the UK's constitution, human rights, challenging regulators, defending those who are the subject of politically motivated persecution and holding state authorities to account. Areas that we cover include:
We acted on two of the most important constitutional law cases in over 300 years, for Gina Miller in R (Miller) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union and R (Miller) v The Prime Minister.
We have extensive experience in Human Rights law, acting for individuals or groups from many jurisdictions whose human rights have been breached or are at risk of being breached.
Acting for individuals or non-governmental organisations, we will challenge the government where executive action has been used in such a way as to cause risk to the life and well-being of individuals or where it removes people's rights.
We have extensive experience of defending politically motivated extradition requests, making applications for political asylum and responding to wider campaigns of persecution. We understand that such campaigns can often involve attempts to engender psychological, financial or reputational pressure on requested persons and their families. We work with our clients to ensure that they have a comprehensive strategy in place to deal with any form that the persecution may take. Read more
This includes advising members of various political parties who have been unreasonably targeted for sanction or abuse by their party or others. We have extensive experience in navigating internal political party policies and advising on disciplinary matters.
We are experienced in helping those who are seeking to input into policy, engage with government decision makers or change the law. Navigating the world of Westminster, Whitehall, the plethora of public bodies and the media, our success in this area is because we know how to make the right arguments, to the right people at the right time. Our approach is to generate an evidence base using economic, consumer and political research as a platform for engagement with the media, government, regulators and the wider policy community. Read more
We act for individuals and organisations in relation to high profile investigations by public bodies that are often linked to key issues of the day. Read more