A DPG client has launched a CrowdJustice drive to challenge the discrimination he faced at the dentist because he is HIV positive. Our client had issued proceedings as a litigant in person but has now launched a CrowdJustice campaign and instructed DPG to continue his claim against...

On 18 January 2018, Mr Justice Walker sitting in the High Court declared as unlawful the requirement for a “nomination form” in order for cohabitees to secure survivor pensions under the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) in England and Wales. The decision affects the position of...

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,...

Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Kiedan have been granted permission to take their legal challenge to the Supreme Court; the hearing is likely to take place early next year. The couple at the heart of the effort to open civil partnerships to different-sex couples have been granted...

Next Monday and Tuesday 13 and 14 March, women’s groups will intervene in a hearing in the Supreme Court, which will decide whether the police owe an actionable legal duty to investigative the crimes of ‘black cab rapist’, John Worboys. The appeal arises from an historic...

Following the Supreme Court’s judgment on cohabitee pension rights, Deighton Pierce Glynn partner Gareth Mitchell is The Times’ Lawyer of the Week. To view the piece online click here or for the print edition click here. Denise Brewster’s success has also received widespread media coverage both on...