Following a hearing in December 2017, the Court of Appeal has declared the data retention provision of the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act 2014 (“DRIPA”) to be unlawful, following the landmark judgment of the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the EU...

The Times has recognised Daniel Carey, Associate Solicitor at Deighton Pierce Glynn, as their “Lawyer of the Week” for his work representing Rights Watch (UK) in the Upper Tribunal Administrative Appeals Chamber. The case concerned a Freedom of Information Act appeal against a refusal by...

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,...

Partner Zubier Yazdani represented the AIRE centre as intervenor in the judicial review brought by the Public Interest Law Unit for 3 rough sleeping EU nationals. The Home Office had decided that rough sleeping was an ‘abuse’ of EU free movement rights and was therefore...

DPG Partner Zubier Yazdani represents the AIRE centre in this appeal. Lord Justice Singh has granted permission to appeal against the High Court’s decision. Operation Nexus is a joint initiative between the Home Office and the Police which is supposed to target high harm criminals to speed...

Since May 2016 the Home Office has designated rough sleeping EEA nationals as abusing their EU law free movement rights. The High Court will examine whether this is legally correct at 3 day hearing starting on 21 November 2017. DPG partner Zubier Yazdani has been instructed by...

The High Court ruled that the Home Office had acted unlawfully in the way in which they detailed and tried to remove a victim of trafficking from the UK in advance of his immigration appeal. They continued detaining him despite agreeing that he should be...