Michael Polak selected for Foreign & Commonwealth Office Pro Bono Lawyers Human Rights Panel

Michael Polak
By: Michael Polak July 18, 2016

Church Court Chambers is pleased to announce that Michael Polak has been selected for the FCO Pro Bono Lawyers Panel which was set up to help promote and protect the human rights of British nationals detained or imprisoned overseas.

Panel members provide assistance where a British national faces criminal proceedings; or is in detention or imprisoned overseas; in cases such as those which raise concerns about the fairness of any pending, current, or past trial, including due process or other human rights violations such as torture and mistreatment.

Panel members work with the British nationals’ local lawyer providing advice and assistance directly to the British national and their local legal team.

 



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