Representation of interests and protection of rights in the European Court of Human Rights
It is quite often the case that, despite appeals to various state bodies, all efforts to defend their legal rights are rendered useless. In this situation, international legal mechanisms for the protection of rights should be addressed. One of the main and effective such mechanisms in the current conditions, of course, will be your appeal to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).
The ECHR is an international judicial body established by the States participating in the Council of Europe, which have adopted the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms. It covers issues that relate to the interpretation as well as the application of this convention, interstate cases, considers complaints of individuals.
Ukraine is also a party to the European Convention on Human Rights, and the relevant protocols have been signed and ratified. Consequently, it has an obligation to respect and, by virtue of its ability, to ensure that the rest of the rights and freedoms that the Convention provides for.
It should be noted that on the basis of the above, an appeal to the European Court of Human Rights can be an effective tool for protecting and defending your rights. It is available to both legal and natural persons in the affairs of all kinds, relating to all sorts of situations.
Our specialists provide quality legal assistance to appeal to the European Court of Human Rights to every interested person.
A complaint on convention law will be heard by the European Court of Human Rights if:
- The complaint is made in accordance with the requirements of the Convention;
- The complaint was filed no later than 6 months after all the necessary protections within the national legal system were taken;
- the complaint was permissible and the requirements were in line with the means of conventional protection.
AGTL when applying to the European Court of Human Rights in your interests:
- establish the admissibility of grounds for appeal to the European Court of Human Rights;
- examine the case law of the European Court of Human Rights in relation to your case;
- qualify for infringement of your rights in accordance with the Convention and offer options and sizes of fair compensation to formulate claims of complaint;
- make and file an application in your interests to the European Court of Human Rights;
- correspond with the European Court of Human Rights in your interests, including the preparation of explanations on the objections of the Government of the respondent state;
- accompany the implementation of the decision of the European Court of Human Rights in national jurisdiction;
- take additional measures to protect your rights within national jurisdiction on the basis of a decision of the European Court of Human Rights.
- Legal advice on the rights and freedoms that the Convention provides for;
- Consultation directly on the procedure of appeal to the ECHR;
- Advice on law enforcement in the ECHR;
- Assessing the prospects for going to court based on your situation.
- Preparation of all the basic documents required for going to court and suing;
- Representing your interests in the case process
- assistance in the execution of the court’s decision.