Following a hearing in December 2017, the Court of Appeal has declared the data retention provision of the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act 2014 (“DRIPA”) to be unlawful, following the landmark judgment of the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the EU...

The Times has recognised Daniel Carey, Associate Solicitor at Deighton Pierce Glynn, as their “Lawyer of the Week” for his work representing Rights Watch (UK) in the Upper Tribunal Administrative Appeals Chamber. The case concerned a Freedom of Information Act appeal against a refusal by...

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced community care solicitor to lead our community care  team. Historically the firm has been at the forefront of publicly funded community care litigation, particularly on behalf of migrants, as well as training and development, eg the Community...

A disability rights campaigner has issued judicial review proceedings in the High Court challenging the government’s decision to cap support for disabled people in work under the Access to Work Scheme. David Buxton, a Deaf BSL user and CEO of the charity Action on Disability,...

DPG Partner Zubier Yazdani represents the AIRE centre in this appeal. Lord Justice Singh has granted permission to appeal against the High Court’s decision. Operation Nexus is a joint initiative between the Home Office and the Police which is supposed to target high harm criminals to speed...

Since May 2016 the Home Office has designated rough sleeping EEA nationals as abusing their EU law free movement rights. The High Court will examine whether this is legally correct at 3 day hearing starting on 21 November 2017. DPG partner Zubier Yazdani has been instructed by...

Inquest jury finds multiple failings led to the death of Jason Basalat at HMP Woodhill on 11 December 2016. Jason was the last of 7 men to take their own lives in HMP Woodhill in 2016. The jury at the inquest into his death today concluded...