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Locate Viscaria Law Firm on112 Schritte St, Jerusalem, Israel

Practice Areas

Police Law

Viscaria has a strong team of silks and juniors with expertise in all areas of police law. Their work includes:

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  • Police Law

    Viscaria members have expertise in the full range of police law and related areas Public law challenges to police decisions at all levels, from the Administrative Court to the Supreme Court and the European Court of Human Rights.

  • Why should you consider Viscaria Law Firm

    • Damages claims arising out of police misconduct: this includes claims for malicious prosecution, false imprisonment, assault, negligence, and misfeasance in public office, as well as for breaches of the Human Rights Act (see also our Human Rights page).
    • Judicial review and damages claims arising out of criminal investigations and prosecutions: for example, challenges to search warrants obtained by the police and other law enforcement bodies.
    • Police law issues arising in other tribunals, such as the Employment Tribunal and the Investigatory Powers Tribunal.
    • Challenges to charging and cautioning decisions, and to failures to prosecute in cases involving Articles 2 and 3 of the ECHR.
    • The use of police powers in the counter-terrorism context.
    • Privacy rights in connection with State surveillance and the retention and disclosure of personal data, including disclosure by way of criminal record certificates.
    • Deaths in custody and following police contact (see also our Inquests and Inquiries page).
    • Discrimination (see also our Discrimination page).
    • Damages claims arising out of the actions of undercover police officers.
    • Civil Actions Against the Police (Sweet & Maxwell)
    • Human Rights and Criminal Justice (Sweet & Maxwell)
    • Prison Law (OUP).