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Maya Grantham

Solicitor

Solicitor in the prison team

Inquests Prisons

Maya is a solicitor in the human rights department at Leigh Day. She is a member of the prison team, where she exclusively acts for people who are in prison or who have been in prison. 

Legal expertise

Maya’s work includes private law claims for compensation, inquests and public law claims for judicial review .  Her work mainly focuses on the areas of healthcare, discrimination and inquests.

Maya qualified as a solicitor in September 2020, having trained in the prison team and worked as a paralegal in the team before that.  During her training Maya built particular expertise in clinical negligence and healthcare related claims.

Blogs

Blog Post
Prison Door Lock
Prisoner rights

The unknown impact of COVID-19 on the health of prisoners

Benjamin Burrows and Maya Grantham discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the health of the ageing prison population of England and Wales.

Blog Post
Unlocking Cell Door
Prisoner rights Coronavirus

The Dangers of COVID-19 to the Prison Population

Benjamin Burrows and Maya Grantham discuss the implications of a severe outbreak of COVID-19 within our prisons.

Blog Post
Unlocking Cell Door
Prisoner rights Human rights

The continuing decline of healthcare in prisons

Benjamin Burrows and Maya Grantham discuss the state of healthcare in prisons in light of two recent national reports.