Patients Challenge REDS Closure

15th June 2014

Two young women fighting to be allowed to continue their treatment with the Richardson Eating Disorder Service (REDS) in Newcastle have taken the first steps to bring a legal challenge against the decision to close the award-winning unit. On May 9, The Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust announced its decision to close the […]


Ben Hoare Bell has been named LEGAL AID FIRM OF THE YEAR 2014 at this year’s Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards.

Carers Week 2014: Deprivation of Liberty

5th June 2014

Everyone has a right to liberty and security of the person as enshrined in Article 5 of the European Convention of Human Rights. Article 5 also provides that anyone who is deprived of their liberty by the state through arrest or detention should have a right to challenge the lawfulness of the detention. Unless a […]