Anna Thwaites > Bindmans LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Bindmans LLP

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Actions against Police and State.


Partner, Actions against Police and State.

Anna is highly regarded for her work representing bereaved families in contentious inquests following the death of their loved ones in state custody (police, prison or in a psychiatric setting) or following recent state contact. Anna also has expertise in judicial review challenges and compensation claims under the statutory miscarriage of justice scheme.


Anna qualified in 2006 whilst at Hodge Jones & Allen LLP, she joined Bindmans in 2015.


Law Society, INQUEST Lawyers Steering Group (ILGSG), INQUEST Lawyers Group (ILG), Police Action Lawyers Group (PALG).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Public sector > Civil liberties and human rights

(Next Generation Partners)

Anna ThwaitesBindmans LLP

Offering a ‘cutting edge’ practice, Bindmans LLP commands a strong reputation in immigration work and actions against the police and state, as well as international work spanning torture and abuse claims, freedom of assembly matters and victims’ rights in criminal trials. The vastly experienced John Halford acts for a broad range of clients including individuals, NGOs and unions, while Jules Carey regularly handles matters for journalists, MPs and activists. Tayab Ali is seen as a leading authority on counter-terrorism law, Anna Thwaites is highly regarded for her inquests expertise, and Salima Budhani regularly represents highly vulnerable groups, including young people and asylum seekers. Shirin Marker is building an excellent reputation for representing victims of trafficking, torture and individuals deprived of their British citizenship, while veteran Jamie Potter stepped down from the firm in 2022.