Misfeasance, also known as misconduct, occurs when people in a position of power deliberately abuse their position to cause damage to an individual.
These damages include and are not limited to;
Misfeasance can cover a wide range of transgressions including bribery and corruption.
Duncan Lewis Action Against Public Authorities Solicitors are well placed to advise on misfeasance claims. In addition, our in-house criminal defence lawyers can advise on the specifics of cases involving criminal prosecutions and misfeasance, if necessary.
There is a six-year time limit to making claims for misfeasance, but Duncan Lewis advises clients to get in touch as soon as possible to prepare a claim and discuss making a formal complaint to the police force involved prior to serving a claim.
Duncan Lewis may be able to secure legal aid, or to offer a no win no fee arrangement for advising on prison complaints and claims – with competitively priced rates for privately funding a claim or After the Event (ATE) insurance, if either legal aid is unavailable or where a no win no fee basis is not possible.
For expert legal advice on Actions Against the Police and Misfeasance, call Duncan Lewis Action Against Public Authorities Solicitors in confidence on 0333 772 0409.