Harpreet Aujla

Harpreet Aujla

Associate Solicitor

E: Harpreet@matthewgold.co.uk

Harpreet is an associate solicitor in our civil actions against public authorities department. She is listed as a recommended solicitor in the 2017 Legal 500 guide. Harpreet joined MG & Co in October 2015 and currently represents clients in claims against public bodies including various police forces, the Crown Prosecution Service and the Home Office.

She acts in claims for false imprisonment, assault/battery, malicious prosecution and misfeasance in public office. She has also developed expertise in claims under the Data Protection Act 1998 and for breach of confidence, as well as those under the Human Rights Act 1998. She also represents families in inquests where their loved ones may have died in police custody, prison or psychiatric detention.

Harpreet is a member of the Police Action Lawyers Group, Inquest Lawyers Group and Liberty.

In her previous role, Harpreet undertook a training contract at a specialist firm where she worked for three years representing people who found themselves victims of police misconduct and the families of those who died in police or prison custody. She also worked for clients within the immigration detention context in public and private law claims.

Harpreet is currently instructed in a claim arising out of sexual abuse by a prison officer on a female prisoner. She also acts for clients who have been police informants in claims following the revelation of their identities. She has recently settled a claim against the Home Office attracting significant damages for distress under the Data Protection Act 1998.

Harpreet Aujla

Harpreet Aujla

Harpreet is a solicitor in our civil actions against the state department. She joined MG & Co in October 2015. Harpreet currently represents clients in claims against public bodies including various police forces, the Crown Prosecution Service and the Home Office.

She acts in claims for false imprisonment, assault/battery, malicious prosecution and misfeasance in public office. She has also developed expertise in claims under the Data Protection Act 1998 and for breach of confidence, as well as those under the Human Rights Act 1998. She also represents families in inquests where their loved ones may have died in police custody, prison or psychiatric detention.

Harpreet is a member of the Police Action Lawyers Group, Inquest Lawyers Group and Liberty.

In her previous role, Harpreet undertook a training contract at a specialist firm where she worked for three years representing people who found themselves victims of police misconduct and the families of those who died in police or prison custody. She also worked for clients within the immigration detention context in public and private law claims.

Harpreet is currently instructed in a claim arising out of sexual abuse by a prison officer on a female prisoner. She also acts for clients who have been police informants in claims following the revelation of their identities. She has recently settled a claim against the Home Office attracting significant damages for distress under the Data Protection Act 1998.