Ravi Naik, the Law Society’s 2018 Human Rights Lawyer of the Year, is a multi-award winning Partner, with a ground breaking practice at the forefront of data rights and technology.
Ravi represents clients in some of the world’s most high profile and controversial cases. These include the first case against Cambridge Analytica for political profiling, claims against Facebook for their data practices, challenges to financial blacklisting, through to numerous precedent setting judicial reviews.
Ravi spearheads a pioneering multi-jurisdictional practice, which cuts across complex issues such as public law, privacy, data and information law, fair trial rights, false detention, national security and international law. Ravi regularly represents cases in the Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court. Ravi has also represented clients in international tribunals, regional courts, including the International Criminal Court and European Court of Human Rights.
Ravi is regularly invited to speak on issues of developing rights in technology and has been published extensively on the new data rights movement. Ravi also regularly provides commentary in the media on a range of issues, including the Guardian, CNN, the Daily Mail, the BBC, WIRED, the Telegraph, and a range of other national and international publications.
Prior to joining ITN, Ravi worked at Reprieve and the International Commission of Jurists. Ravi joined ITN in 2010, qualified as a solicitor with the firm in 2013 and was made partner in 2017.
Ravi undertakes legal aid work and is able to represent clients on a ‘no win, no fee’ basis where appropriate. He has experience of advising on costs and funding issues for both individuals and groups and can help guide clients through complex litigation with confidence in the strategy and costs associated. He also regularly advises organisations and groups on litigation strategy to further policy objectives and on related media strategy