The Court of Appeal has emphatically rejected the Government’s application for permission to appeal against a judgment of Mrs Justice May of 14 June 2019 on the investigation into human rights abuses at Brook House Immigration Removal Centre. The judge had ordered that the investigation...

The ECtHR has ruled on the plight of migrant children trapped in degrading conditions of detention in Greece caused in part by the closure of the Balkans corridor into the rest of Europe. Our client, Statewatch, submitted a third party intervention on this important case. DPG...

A jury has returned a critical conclusion in the first of a series of inquests concerned with deaths at HMP Nottingham. They unanimously found there was: Inadequate care and support from the mental health services. For instance, failure to re-book missed appointments, not creating a...

The Disability Justice Project, run by Inclusion London and supported by Deighton Pierce Glynn, is joining the London Legal Walk for the first time – to raise money for its vital work defending and protecting Deaf/Disabled people’s rights through raising awareness on the discrimination and...

The Home Office has agreed to review its ‘No Recourse to Public Funds’ policy – a key plank of Theresa May’s hostile environment - and pay our clients compensation following successful legal action. In 2012 the then Home Secretary, Theresa May, decided that people granted limited...

The High Court is to rule on whether the Home Office’s new ‘scheduling rule’ is incompatible with the international Convention implemented by the UK to combat the trafficking in human beings and whether the new rule discriminates against victims of trafficking who have made an...

The Law Society Gazette have published an article titled 'Home Truths' exploring the uneven response of the law to domestic violence. It considers some of the advances made in the context of inquests and civil claims against the state, with insight from Deighton Pierce Glynn’s...