Our client successfully challenged her refusal of a student loan by way of judicial review. After being granted humanitarian protection (a form of leave to remain in the UK) in recognition that returning to her country of origin would breach her human rights, our client was...

On 10-12 December 2019 the High Court is hearing a judicial review challenging substantial and systematic delays by the Home office in deciding asylum applications made by unaccompanied children. Statistics show that applications by unaccompanied children have routinely taken well in excess of a year to...

The High Court has today decided that the Home Office’s approach to protecting victims of trafficking is unlawful. The test case was brought by two victims of trafficking, who challenged the Home Office’s policy of refusing to grant them leave to remain in the UK until...

Deighton Pierce Glynn has been shortlisted by the Legal 500 for the specialism firm of the year award. The recognition for our client’s administrative and public law cases highlights the importance of this area of law in holding the executive to account at a time...

On Friday 15th November, the High Court ruled as unlawful the Home Office policy relating to victims of trafficking seeking a reconsideration of a negative decision, which restricted those requests only via a First Responder or Support Provider. Now the Home Office has agreed that...

We are delighted that The Times has recognised DPG’s work to challenge state bodies by listing us in the top 200 Best Law Firms for 2020. There are couple of points we would like to clarify. As well as high profile cases, we also act for...

A case in the High Court considers whether local authority tenants should benefit from discounts agreed between local authorities and water suppliers. A test case that will consider whether local authorities and housing associations have acted lawfully in failing to pass on to their tenants any...

ECPAT UK represented by DPG Partner Zubier Yazdani has been granted permission to intervene in the appeal of MS(Pakistan) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department. The appeal represents an opportunity for the Supreme Court to consider important issues about whether the immigration tribunal...