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...

DPG client David Buxton, Deaf campaigner and CEO of Action on Disability has been interviewed by BBC See Hear in connection with the Access to Work cap. Access to Work is a scheme aimed at helping deaf and disabled people in work. Awards are now...

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,...

Deighton Pierce Glynn act for The Law Centres Network (LCN) in a legal challenge to the Government’s decision to award the contract for operating the national discrimination advice helpline to G4S, a large multi-national corporation. LCN argue that the government did not properly assess the shortcomings...

Daniel Smith talks to the Guardian about his experiences of how the state responds to disability hate crime. Daniel’s solicitor Sarah Ricca said, ‘The inadequate and discriminatory treatment that victims of disability hate crime receive from the authorities is well-documented. Daniel is determined to see things...