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If you have been badly treated by the police, you may have an action against the police. Imran Khan and Partners has a specialist action against the police department which can assist across the country.

We have a national presence, and can support you in your complaint or civil claim. It is our experience that police forces across the country vigorously defend claims against them. We have the expertise and the experience to meet this challenge. 

Free Initial Telephone Discussion

For a free initial telephone discussion, please call us on 020 7404 3004 or email and we'll be in touch shortly. We can help clients wherever you are based across England and Wales.

Actions Against the Police

Challenging the State and public authorities is daunting. We are committed to ensuring that the police and other public bodies are held accountable for their actions. Actions against the police and the State has been a focus for Imran Khan and Partners for decades and we have developed a reputation for our rigorous and unshakeable commitment to the pursuit of social justice.

Areas we can assist with:

  • Representation for your police complaint

  • Representation to the IOPC

  • Representation in any police misconduct proceedings

  • Civil claim against the police for compensation including:

    • Assault and battery

    • Trespass to property or goods

    • Wrongful arrest

    • Breaches of the Human Rights Act

    • Negligence and failure to investigate

    • Misfeasance and misconduct in public office

    • Malicious prosecution

    • Discrimination and breaches of the Equality Act

We also represent families in inquests arising from deaths following contact from the police and in State custody or detention. For details of our work in this area please click here .

Our solicitors specialise in all areas of police law, including:


  • Pre-emptive policing;

  • Covert and undercover policing;

  • Stop and search powers;

  • Protest policing; and

  • Police shootings


Why Choose Us?

Our team of lawyers have a wealth of experience in actions against the police, prisons, the Home Office and other public and private bodies.  We are able to give you reliable legal advice and guidance during what can otherwise be a stressful experience.  

Importantly, we are campaigning lawyers who are actively involved with community organisations such as the Monitoring Group, the Domestic Violence Projects, Women’s Refuges and more. We are lawyers who are in touch with the social justice aims and needs of the local community.  


We regularly advise organisations on legal matters of public interest and make submissions to government reforms. You can be confident that our lawyers are up to date with the latest changes in this fast-faced and niche area of law.


Our Cases

Some of our recent, notable cases include acting for:




To see more notable cases for Imran Khan and Partners click here.


How do I pay for my legal fees?

Please contact us to discuss your circumstances and possible funding options. If you do not have the finances to pay for legal advice, you may be eligible for Legal Aid funding.

How to get in contact

Please do not hesitate to contact Daniel Cooper at or call 020 7404 3004 to talk about your case with our team.

We can assist wherever you are based and have offices in central London.


Lambeth Children’s Home Redress Scheme


Were you in a Lambeth Children’s home from 1965 onwards? Are you the next of kin of someone who was in a Lambeth Children’s home from 1965 onwards? Did you suffer physical, sexual or psychological abuse during your time in care?

You may be eligible for compensation from the Lambeth Children’s Home Redress Scheme. Click here to check which children’s homes are included within the Scheme and to see if you are eligible.

Our lawyers have represented hundreds of applicants to the Scheme and have a reputation for getting clients the compensation they deserve.

The Lambeth Council covers your legal fees with us to make this application. In other words, your case with us for the Scheme is free.

The deadline to apply for this Scheme is 5pm on 1 January 2022. 

If you wish to apply for the Scheme and have not already done so please contact us at or 020 7404 3004 as soon as possible.

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