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...

The European Court of Human Rights is holding a relatively rare oral hearing in a case brought by four DPG clients - Open Rights Group, Big Brother Watch, English PEN and Dr Constanze Kurz – alongside other organisations challenging UK government internet surveillance programmes. On Tuesday...

The Advocate General today gave his opinion in the legal challenge to the UK Government’s data retention law, which requires communications providers to retain, in bulk, records of the public’s communications. In his opinion, the UK’s law falls far short of EU law data privacy...

Open Rights Group and Privacy International made submissions today to the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the EU in the case of Davis and Watson. The case concerns the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act 2014, which has been challenged by the MPs...