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Hugh O’Donoghue successful in Judicial Review against the Metropolitan Police

10/12/2020

Hugh O’Donoghue was successful in challenging the lawfulness and procedural propriety of the Metropolitan Police Local Resolution appeals’ framework and in doing so has outlined a defect in the appeal process that leaves the door open for others affected by the error to seek redress.

Following a recommendation of no further action in an assault case, a claim was made through the police complaints’ system, aspects of which the court found to be fatally flawed and struck down as unlawful. 
 

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