Can Jogger Sue for Breach of the Peace Arrest?

By Kevin Donoghue, Solicitor. Yesterday the BBC reported that Dean Farley, 28, accidentally ran into Prime Minister David Cameron while jogging in Leeds. Tom Heyden of the BBC later interviewed me about the story as I specialise in civil actions against the police, including helping people to sue after unlawful arrests for breach of the… Read more »

Are Breach of Peace Compensation Claims Worthwhile?

By Kevin Donoghue, Solicitor Director at Donoghue Solicitors I have just settled Miss B’s compensation claim for unlawful arrest due to an alleged breach of peace. This is the fourth such claim she has pursued against the police. It is interesting because unlawful arrest breach of peace cases are quite unusual and, as Miss B’s case… Read more »