Patricia’s practice has a significant human rights element, and she has regularly dealt with issues raised under Articles 3, 6 and 8 in the context of her public law, extradition and inquiry work.
Notable Public Law/Human Rights cases
Undercover Policing Inquiry (2017-present)
Instructed by the Metropolitan Police as part of the counsel team dealing with applications for anonymity for former members of the Special Demonstration Squad, and addressing issues raised under Article 2, 3 and 8 ECHR (see also ‘Inquiries’ above).
Latvia v R (2018)
Acting for Judicial Authority in a case involving allegations of fraud, raising issues in relation to passage of time, fugitive status and Article 8 ECHR.
Poland v S (2018)
Acting for Judicial Authority in a case involving multiple allegations of theft and perjury raising issues under Article 8 where the Requested Person was the carer of child with disabilities.
Lithuania v K (2018)
Acting for Judicial Authority in a case involving multiple offences of high value VAT fraud raising issues under Article 3 and prison conditions.
SS and BS v Att-Gen of Trinidad and Tobago and Others (2015)
Instructed in case involving the detention of minors in adult prisons, raising issues under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.
R (I) v SSHD (2015)
Instructed by the GLD in case involving application for settlement as Tier 1 General Migrant, raising issues under Art 8 ECHR.
R (O) v SSHD (2015)
Instructed by the GLD in case involving application for Indefinite Leave to Remain raising issues under Art 8 ECHR.
R (H) v SSHD (2015)
Instructed by GLD in case involving refusal to grant EEA residence card on the grounds of subsisting relationship.