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India Cooper

Trainee Solicitor

Public Law and Human Rights

India is a trainee solicitor in our Public Law and Human Rights team.

She assists with a wide range of judicial review, human rights and public procurement work, with a particular focus on strategic litigation. She regularly works with high-profile individuals, charities and NGOs, for example, she was part of the team representing the Good Law Project in several cases challenging government bias in procurement undertaken during the pandemic.

India also has experience of assisting clients in civil actions against the police and other state agencies. She is interested, in particular, in the investigation and prosecution of gender-based violence and discrimination in the criminal justice system. She is committed to supporting survivors of domestic abuse, domestic homicide, trafficking and sexual violence who seek accountability from the state.  

Education and career
  • India graduated in 2019 with a First Class LLB Law with Politics degree from the University of Manchester.
  • She then achieved a Distinction in both the Legal Practice Course and Master of Laws at BPP in 2020. 
  • Before joining Bindmans, India worked at another London firm where she represented asylum seekers and victims of human trafficking on a range of trafficking, asylum, deportation and unlawful detention cases. She also worked for the Centre for Women’s Justice (CWJ), where she had a complex and diverse case load, including private and public law challenges against public authorities, criminal appeals and inquests.
  • India joined Bindmans in 2021. 
Professional memberships
  • Young Legal Aid Lawyers 
  • Inquest Lawyers Group 
  • Young Public Lawyers’ Group
  • Femicide Working Group