Human Rights Lawyer of the Year Award
Tobias Garnett - p24
Following its failed coup, Turkey's become the world's biggest jailer of journalists. In Istanbul Tobias represents journalists imprisoned without trial in precedent-setting applications to the ECtHR, whilst coordinating interventions from INGOs and supranational institutions, and raising awareness of the attacks on the media and free expression with journalists and diplomats.
Lucy Claridge - Minority Rights Group International
Lucy is a champion of the rights of minorities and indigenous peoples, some of the most vulnerable and marginalised communities worldwide. Her successful litigation on their behalf and sheer determination to secure the implementation of positive rulings is bringing hope and change to the lives of entire communities.
Toufique Hossain - Duncan Lewis Solicitors
Toufique is director of public law at Duncan Lewis. He specialises in immigration and asylum matters, and is developing practice in wider public law issues. Toufique is committed to challenging the Home Office's policies and practices and is nurturing a new generation of lawyers to do the same.