DPG Partner Louise Whitfield shortlisted for Lexis Nexis Legal Personality of the Year. We are delighted that in recognition of her work over the last year, including success in the Supreme Court to extend civil partnerships to heterosexual couples, Louise has been shortlisted for another award. The LexisNexis...

In recognition of her work in discrimination cases, Louise has been nominated and shortlisted for this award run by the Equal Rights Trust. The Equal Rights Trust was established in 2007, with a mission to combat discrimination and promote equality as a fundamental human right and a principle of...

Following our clients’ Supreme Court win in June this year, the Government has announced they will change the law and extend civil partnerships to opposite-sex couples. Earlier this year, Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan won their Supreme Court case to establish that the lack of civil...

Sheffield woman Irene, has won in her challenge on the lawfulness of the City Council’s decision to adopt a policy of licensing unlimited strip clubs. She argued that they had failed to discharge their public sector equality duty and properly consider the results of their...

Our clients, Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan, are calling for all couples to have access to civil partnerships in a case being heard in the Supreme Court. Since 2013, same-sex couples have been able to choose between marriage or civil partnership, but the Government has resisted...

Our client, who wishes to remain anonymous, has been granted permission and costs protection, in her judicial review challenge of her local Council’s policy on how strip clubs should be licensed. After a successful judicial review of Sheffield City Council by our client last year, in...