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Stephanie Hill


Stephanie Hill is a solicitor in the human rights department at Leigh Day.

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Stephanie is a solicitor in the human rights department. She qualified in 2016 having trained at Leigh Day.

Stephanie assists Jamie Beagent and Waleed Sheikh in a range of human rights and public law cases. 

Stephanie Hill is recommended for her responsiveness, commitment and knowledge of human rights issues.

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Legal expertise

Stephanie frequently acts for clients in immigration detention, including in judicial review proceedings challenging unlawful detention and delays with section 4 bail accommodation. For clients released from detention, she acts in private law compensation claims for false imprisonment and claims relating to curfew conditions. 

She also acts for clients in planning and environmental matters and in other challenges to public authorities.

Stephanie also assists Merry Varney representing bereaved families in inquests


Blogs and news

News Article
Joan Bakewell
Human rights Covid-19 Health Coronavirus

Baroness Dame Joan Bakewell raises concerns about decision to delay second COVID-19 vaccine

The journalist and television presenter, Baroness Dame Joan Bakewell is questioning the UK government’s decision to delay the second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

News Article
Empire Windrush
Human rights Windrush

Windrush scandal: changes to compensation scheme

Changes to the Windrush Compensation Scheme have been welcomed, but further, fundamental changes are needed for the Scheme to be fit for purpose, Leigh Day lawyers have told the Parliamentary Home Affairs Select Committee this week.

Blog Post
Supreme Court
Human rights

Supreme Court confirms Home Office falsely imprisoned people by imposing unlawful curfews

Human rights solicitor Stephanie Hill discusses the recent Supreme Court judgment in R (on the application of) Jalloh v Secretary of State for the Home Department, and its impact for those subjected to curfews under immigration law.