Following a legal challenge by Deighton Pierce Glynn client, the Justice Secretary has agreed to introduce stronger safeguards and to record equality impacts in the roll out of chemical restraint in prisons. The Equality and Human Rights Commission funded our client, who is a disabled person,...

On Thursday 4 July 2019 DPG acting for the Good Law Project will be at the Court of Appeal for an appeal brought by the Electoral Commission against the High Court’s decision that it got the law wrong when it regulated the EU Referendum. The appeal...

The High Court will today hand down an important judgment on whether the Home Office is meeting their duties to hold an effective investigation into the serious mistreatment and abuse of detainees at Brook House Immigration Removal Centre (IRC) by officers of the private security...

The Home Office has agreed to review its ‘No Recourse to Public Funds’ policy – a key plank of Theresa May’s hostile environment - and pay our clients compensation following successful legal action. In 2012 the then Home Secretary, Theresa May, decided that people granted limited...

The High Court is to rule on whether the Home Office’s new ‘scheduling rule’ is incompatible with the international Convention implemented by the UK to combat the trafficking in human beings and whether the new rule discriminates against victims of trafficking who have made an...

On Friday 10 May 2019 the Court of Appeal will hear the application to appeal against the High Court’s decision to refuse a challenge to the legality of the Government’s powers to make Serious Shortage Protocols (SSPs) that would allow pharmacists to alter prescriptions for...

MA v Secretary of State for the Home Department (CO/2710/2017); BB v Secretary of State for the Home Department (CO/382/2018). The High Court is to rule on whether the Home Office’s poor response to the appalling mistreatment of detainees at Brook House Immigration Removal Centre, exposed...