Following court action, the Metropolitan Police has agreed to delete information relating to a referral of a primary school age child under the government’s PREVENT programme. The other referring authorities also agreed to correct and delete the relevant records. DPG’s client was concerned that the records...

DPG has successfully represented a victim of serious crime whose personal information was shared by a public inquiry with third parties in a serious personal data breach. The effect of the public inquiry’s data breach prevented DPG’s client from seeking accountability for the serious crimes of...

A legal opinion published today by Deighton Pierce Glynn’s client, the Good Law Project, raises serious concerns regarding privacy safeguards on a ‘Back Brexit’ webpage operated by the Conservative Party. Deighton Pierce Glynn, instructed by the Good Law Project (“GLP”), has obtained an opinion from a...

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 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 Court of Appeal begins a two day hearing on 22 October 2015 to consider the lawfulness of key parts of the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act 2014 (‘DRIPA’). The High Court found in July that the power in DRIPA which permits the government...