Regulation & Government

Reclaim These Streets to challenge Met in High Court

Four members of #ReclaimTheseStreets are bringing a judicial review claim under the Human Rights Act 1998 seeking a declaration that their rights to freedom of speech and assembly were breached

The final hearing in a judicial review challenge brought by #ReclaimTheseStreets to the Metropolitan Police’s handling of a proposed vigil in memory of Sarah Everard, and in opposition to violence against women, is due to start tomorrow (19 January), and is listed for two days.

John Halford, Theodora Middleton, and Hannah Cheesebrough of Bindmans LLP will act for the claimants in the case: Anna Birley, Jessica Leigh, Henna Shah and Jamie Klingler.

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