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...

On 18 January 2018, Mr Justice Walker sitting in the High Court declared as unlawful the requirement for a “nomination form” in order for cohabitees to secure survivor pensions under the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) in England and Wales. The decision affects the position of...

A disability rights campaigner has issued judicial review proceedings in the High Court challenging the government’s decision to cap support for disabled people in work under the Access to Work Scheme. David Buxton, a Deaf BSL user and CEO of the charity Action on Disability,...

Partner Zubier Yazdani represented the AIRE centre as intervenor in the judicial review brought by the Public Interest Law Unit for 3 rough sleeping EU nationals. The Home Office had decided that rough sleeping was an ‘abuse’ of EU free movement rights and was therefore...

DPG Partner Zubier Yazdani represents the AIRE centre in this appeal. Lord Justice Singh has granted permission to appeal against the High Court’s decision. Operation Nexus is a joint initiative between the Home Office and the Police which is supposed to target high harm criminals to speed...

The Good Law Project’s court action against the Electoral Commission has resulted in a turnaround by the Commission who has agreed to investigate Vote Leave, Darren Grimes & Veterans for Britain spending on the Referendum for possible offences. Jolyon Maugham instructing Polly Glynn of Deighton...