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Hind is a Consultant at Tuckers Solicitors; she practices Criminal Defence as well as Civil and Public Law.
Hind has significant expertise in all areas of litigation relating to the criminal justice system and issues of human rights and civil liberties. She represents families bereaved as a result of failings of public authorities, as well victims of police misconduct and prisoners denied fundamental rights.
Hind is recognised as a leading individual in the Legal 500 directory for her work in Civil Liberties and Human Rights.
Prior to becoming a consultant, Hind was a Partner at Tuckers Solicitors and Head of the Civil Liberties and Human Rights Department.
Hind is fluent in Arabic. She is a member of the London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association, Police Actions Lawyers Group, Association of Prison Lawyers and Inquest Lawyers Group.
R v SS (Kingston Crown Court): acquitted of importation of Class A drugs.
R v TC & LC (Old Bailey): two brothers charged in a three-hander “revenge” murder, both acquitted.
R v AC (Old Bailey): acquitted of murder, convicted of lesser offence of manslaughter.
R v AA (Cardiff Crown Court: young foreign student acquitted of rape.
R v JO: youth acquitted of possession of ammunition.
R v FS (Manchester Crown Court): acquittal for communicating bomb hoax.
R v Coutts (House of Lords): Successful appeal, whereby his murder conviction was quashed following the court finding that jurors should have been offered the possibility of bringing in a manslaughter.
Riots (2011 (Various courts)): Hind represented a number of people following the riots in Croydon and Brixton, securing acquittals and lesser sentences.
Mussarat Habib v Chief Constable of Thames Valley Police: successful civil claim, following the death of Habib “Paps” Ullah, who died following a stop and search in July 2008. Substantial damages were secured for claims in negligence, assault and under the Human Rights Act as well as a formal letter of regret to the family. This bought to an end a nine-year campaign for justice involving two inquests, public police misconduct proceedings and proceedings in the High Court.
Shanice Goff (deceased): Shanice fell to her death from the 17th floor of a tower block shortly after two Metropolitan Police officers entered to arrest her. Hind’s knowledge of youth justice was beneficial in shedding light on to the resources that would have been available to officers and should have been utilised in undertaking a risk assessment prior to them entering the address they had attended to arrest Shanice. The jury at the inquest gave a narrative verdict where they determined that the officers failed to use all resources and sources of information available to them when arresting her.
CF v Chief Constable of Hertfordshire Police: successful civil claim for assault/battery, misfeasance, deceit, negligence, harassment and pursuant to s.7 of the Human Rights Act 1998, in relation to articles 3 and * of the European Convention on Human Rights, were secured for CF, a vulnerable woman and victim of crime, was subjected to a number of sexual assaults by an investigating police officer.
JC (Protected Party) v Commission of Police of the Metropolis: successful civil claim where substantial damages were secured for JC, a young man with a significant mental health disability who was unlawfully detained and assaulted by Metropolitan police officers, which resulted in his leg being broken.
Edison Maldonado v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis: successful claim where substantial damages were secured for Maldonado for claims of malicious prosecution and false imprisonment. Maldonado had been unlawfully stopped by police who then arrested him and lied in evidence to secure his charge. He was acquitted at trial, with the District Judge finding that the police officers were the aggressors.