5 Essex Court

Alex Ustych

Call 2010

Human Rights

Alex frequently deals with novel human rights claims, often intersecting with claims under the Equality Act 2010.

Recent examples include:

  • Article 2 claims, including those which follow inquests;
  • Article 5 Zenati claims by defendants on remand, where it is alleged that investigations or the prosecution were not conducted properly;
  • Group litigation pursuant to Article 9 ECHR concerning food in prisons;
  • Claims pursuant to Articles 3 and 8 in relation to segregation, including by transgender prisoners;
  • Article 8 claims concerned with disclosure and retention of records.