Civil Claims against Public Authorities

At Matthew Gold & Co we have a dedicated team of lawyers who specialise in claims against public authorities. We represent clients in civil claims for damages against public authorities including police forces, the prison service, the immigration authorities and local authorities.

We act for clients in a wide range of actions, including breaches of human rights, assault and battery, unlawful arrest, false imprisonment, malicious prosecution, misfeasance in public office, discrimination, negligence and the unlawful retention of data & personal information.

We represent clients in a range of different circumstances, including:

  • Claimants who have suffered serious personal consequences as a result of failures by the police to protect them from abusive partners (Domestic Violence).
  • Victims of police misconduct and for individuals who have been mistreated whilst in police custody.
  • Prisoners who have suffered injustices in prison, including assaults, or who have been coerced into unlawful relationships with prison officers.
  • Through our work with migrants and refugees we are also instructed in civil claims for unlawful immigration detention.

Civil Claims against Public Authorities

At Matthew Gold & Co we have a dedicated team of lawyers who specialise in claims against public authorities. We represent clients in civil claims for damages against public authorities including police forces, the prison service, the immigration authorities and local authorities.

We act for clients in a wide range of actions, including breaches of human rights, assault and battery, unlawful arrest, false imprisonment, malicious prosecution, misfeasance in public office, discrimination, negligence and the unlawful retention of data & personal information.

We represent clients in a range of different circumstances, including:

  • Claimants who have suffered serious personal consequences as a result of failures by the police to protect them from abusive partners (Domestic Violence).
  • Victims of police misconduct and for individuals who have been mistreated whilst in police custody.
  • Prisoners who have suffered injustices in prison, including assaults, or who have been coerced into unlawful relationships with prison officers.
  • Through our work with migrants and refugees we are also instructed in civil claims for unlawful immigration detention.
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