Sunday Telegraph Article

There was an excellent article in yesterday’s Sunday Telegraph – £150 million legal bill for troops just doing their duty.

I have long campaigned against the tactics of Human Rights lawyers – the most infamous of which is Phil Shiner – who acted for Iraqi’s, accusing the British military of brutality and demanding compensation from the British taxpayer under Human Rights legislation.

No matter what an individual’s legal rights are and whether you are for or against the Human Rights Act, I personally find it very difficult to accept these cases by the mere fact that they are using British legal aid denied to most British residents to take action against the MoD.

As military legal specialists we totally agree with the plans including:


Hilary Meredith