Legal Challenge to Street Closure Scheme in York

One of Scott Moncrieff’s Equality & Human Rights lawyers has been selected by campaign group York Accessibility Action to advise on a decision which excludes 7,500 blue badge holders from York’s historic city centre.

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Events must be accessible to Deaf People: Success for 3 Deaf Mums who took on Little Mix’s Promoters

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Three years ago, on 1st September 2017, Cate and her friends went to the Little Mix event at the South of England Showground as part of a birthday treat which turned out to be the start of an unprecedented legal battle.

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Metropolitan Police pays £17,000 damages to man following assault and unlawful arrest at O2 Arena

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  • Claim that officer also punched man’s friend in face and lied in evidence
  • Arresting officer prosecuted and has left Met Police

In a case it did not try to defend, the Metropolitan Police has paid a London man £17,000 damages after he was assaulted by an officer and unlawfully arrested at a birthday party at the O2 Arena in 2013. Omar Mushtaq’s arrest was videoed by himself and his friends and this evidence led to the Metropolitan Police not only dropping its original criminal case against Mr Mushtaq but also immediately making an offer of compensation.

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Metropolitan Police Awards Scott-Moncrieff Client Damages for Wrongful Arrest

Scott-Moncrieff solicitor Terence Channer has successfully acted for Sabbir Malik in a high profile case against the Metropolitan Police, in which Mr Malik has received £18,500 damages for wrongful arrest.

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"Paris attacks could affect asylum claims of region's legitimate refugee families" fears local lawyer

A Midlands-based lawyer who represents dozens of refugees is calling for the Home Office to issue an assurance that legitimate asylum claims by the region’s refugee families will still be scrutinised on a fair basis, following the news that one of the Paris attackers posed as a refugee to gain entry to Europe. 

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