Human Rights Law & Judicial Review

Are you concerned that your Human Rights have been breached? Human Rights law explained.

Human rights law are at the core of the legal systems in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. P A Duffy and Company offer a wealth of experience.  We can assist you with any queries you may have in relation to Human Rights law.

Fundamental rights and freedoms that everyone in the UK is entitled to is covered by the Human Rights Act of 1998. Public bodies such as the police, councils, schools and local authorities all have a duty to make sure your rights are protected:
Human Rights affect every aspect of our lives. However, some of those key principles involve:

  • The right to life
  • The right to a private life
  • Freedom from discrimination or harassment
  • Access to healthcare and medication.

Infringement of your human rights can take on many forms and you need a legal team that understands the nuances of these cases across different areas of law. At P.A. Duffy & Co. our experts have the expertise you need to build a strong case and will fight to get you the justice you deserve. P.A. Duffy & Co. also have an office in ROI who are more than qualified to assist. If you believe you have suffered an infringement of your rights, we could help you make a claim. Our expert solicitors have extensive experience challenging human rights abuses.

We help our clients seek justice in relation to all areas of human rights law. Whether you feel you have been discriminated against and / or someone has infringed your right to a private and family life, we are here to guide you in the right direction.

Our dedicated solicitors offer particular expertise in the area of judicial review. We endeavour to actively challenge the policies and decisions of various public authorities when we believe they infringe on our clients human rights.

  • In the matter of an application by JR79 for Judicial Review & in the matter of decisions taken by a school and a Health & Social Care Trust – Judicial Review, High Court Northern Ireland – Article 8 – judgment granted in favour of client (child).
  • In the matter of an application by TKF for Judicial Review – Judicial Review, High Court Northern Ireland – challenge to EU Regulation 4/2009 on the application & enforcement of foreign maintenance orders prior to member state becoming a member of the EU
  • In the matter of an application by Tadeusz Stach for Judicial Review – Judicial Review, High Court Northern Ireland – challenge to the Conservative Government policy of homeless EEA nationals
  • In the matter of an application by Raymond Archer for Judicial Review – Judicial Review, High Court –   challenge to access to budgeting loan for a class of benefit recipients (264,000 individuals)
  • In the matter of an application by BMN1 for Judicial Review – Judicial Review, High Court Belfast – challenge to school/Education Authority on a decision to exclude a child with Special Educational Needs (SEN) from school/ failure to make proper educational provision

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