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 Oil Justice Project is holding a free event at SOAS on 13 November 2017 from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. Big oil companies are devastating communities across the world. Their operations have forced people from their land, polluted the environment, and led to widespread human rights violations. In...

The Information Tribunal will hear the appeal of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Drones against successive refusals of the Ministry of Defence and the Information Commissioner to disclose documents regarding the massive expansion of a United States military base: RAF Croughton in Northamptonshire.  The...