On 14 and 15 April 2021, a High Court judge, the honourable Mr Justice Linden, will consider whether the Home Secretary acted unlawfully in housing asylum-seekers at Napier Barracks in Kent. Because of social distancing, the judge and lawyers will be in Court and the...

Our client was on the 5 year route to settlement, but lost her job as a result of the pandemic.  She had to apply for recourse to public funds, but the Home Office insisted that the consequence of this was that she would be moved...

DPG clients Operation Black Vote, the Runnymede Trust and Voice4Change UK have been given permission to intervene in the Supreme Court case of Coughlan v Minister for the Cabinet Office, challenging the imposition of voter ID requirements in UK local elections (in May 2019).  The...

Polly Glynn spoke to the BBC Radio documentary programme, File on 4, about the problems with the UK’s system of asylum support. You can listen to the programme here. DPG’s migrant support work includes our innovative PAP scheme, which you can read more about here....

DPG like its various colleagues will be celebrating International Women’s Day on 8 March 2021. Doughty Street Chambers are hosting an event on 6 March 2021 to discuss what more can be done to support and promote women’s rights domestically and internationally. Details here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/international-womens-day-celebration-2021-tickets-139662172317...

The High Court has ruled that the government has acted unlawfully by failing to disclose details of Covid-related contracts until forced to do so by litigation. We represented the Good Law Project and a cross-party group of three MPs - Debbie Abrahams, Caroline Lucas, and Layla...

The Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) has successfully concluded a mediation with the corporate organisers of the Royal Windsor Horse Show following their complaint to the UK Government OECD complaints mechanism. BIRD had complained to the UK Government’s National Contact Point (NCP) for the...