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Proceedings brought against the Commissioner of Police for false imprisonment and assault beyond the scope of LAPSO 2012

Director of Legal Aid Casework v Sunita Sisangia [2016] EWCA Civ 24

Related Member(s):
Phillippa Kaufmann QC
Related Practice Area(s):
Police Law, Public Law
Court:

Whether the Director of Legal Aid Casework was entitled to deny the respondent’s legal aid application in relation to proceedings brought against the Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis for false imprisonment and assault as being beyond the scope of the LAPSO Act 2012, and in particular Sch 1, para 21.

Phillippa Kaufmann QC was involved in this case.