“There has to be a way of holding state accountable for letting down women so abjectly."

Harriet is the founder and director of the Centre for Women’s Justice and a solicitor with 25 years of experience who worked for many years with renowned civil liberties firm, Birnberg Peirce Ltd. She is the winner of the Liberty Human Rights Lawyer of the Year award 2014, Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year 2018 for public law and Law Society Gazette personality of the year 2019.  

She has acted in many high-profile cases around violence against women including on behalf of women who challenged the police and parole board in the John Worboys case, women deceived in relationships by undercover police officers and on behalf of women appealing murder convictions for killing abusive partners, most recently Sally Challen. She is also a founding member of the campaign group, Justice for Women and trustee of the charity, the Emma Humphreys Memorial Prize.

"She is an absolute trailblazing legend, and her work has completely changed the landscape around women's rights." - Chambers and Partners

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