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. Human rights issues also permeate Alex’s public law practice. 

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.