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...

A Deighton Pierce Glynn client has returned to court to challenge the Justice Secretary’s decision to equip prison officers with PAVA spray before safeguards were in place and action was taken to comply with the Equality Duty. Our client instructed this firm to challenge the original...

DPG acting for five clients in an important case about systemic issues with section 4 support. IN A JUDGMENT HANDED DOWN IN THE HIGH COURT TODAY, 14 DECEMBER 2020, ROBIN KNOWLES J CBE HELD THAT THE HOME OFFICE IS IN BREACH OF ITS DUTIES UNDER ARTICLE...

A hearing is underway in the Planning Court in a challenge brought by DPG client Lisa Smith to the definition of Gypsies and Travellers used by local authorities when making decisions about housing Gypsy and Traveller communities and the development of their land. The current...

Prime Minister is asked to fulfil his promise that military-grade equipment will not be exported to the US if it is used for internal repression. Following the brutal and racist killing of George Floyd by a police officer and the widespread protests that immediately followed and...

Ministers face a legal challenge this week on the costs victims of discrimination face when pursuing claims under the Equality Act, from disabled campaigner Esther Leighton When organisations like shops or restaurants breach the Equality Act and discriminate against someone, it is up to individuals...