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...

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...

Following a legal challenge by Deighton Pierce Glynn client, the Justice Secretary has agreed to introduce stronger safeguards and to record equality impacts in the roll out of chemical restraint in prisons. The Equality and Human Rights Commission funded our client, who is a disabled person,...

The Disability Justice Project was founded by Inclusion London to support London Deaf and Disabled People’s Organisations (DDPOs) to use the law to help Deaf/Disabled people make rights to independent living and access to goods and services a reality.  This came out of the work...

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...