The European Court of Human Rights has today ruled that the Home Office had unlawfully detained our client from mid-2008 to 14 September 2009. In making this finding the Court disagreed with the UK domestic court who found that detention had only become unlawful on...

The Home Office and the Police are cracking down on EEA nationals in the UK under an unpublished policy. DPG has been instructed by the AIRE centre to advise on challenging Operation Nexus which is supposed to be used to by the Home Office and Police to...

In an important decision handed down on 27 April 2016, the Supreme Court has provided positive new guidance on how the Home Office should assess whether the detention of mentally ill foreign nationals is being satisfactorily managed. The appeal to the Supreme Court was brought by...

A High Court ruling has established that hundreds of thousands of tenants have been overcharged for water and sewerage. Lawyers say that affected tenants will be entitled to refunds running to hundreds if not thousands of pounds. As reported by the BBC, the test case was...

Our client, the National Aids Trust (NAT) has forced NHS England, which was facing a judicial review of its decision, to rethink its controversial decision to shelve plans to commission Antiretroviral Drugs for use as Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV. PrEP has been described as a...

The European Court of Human Rights has granted our client Anti-Slavery International permission to intervene in the significant case of Chowdhury v Greece, Application No: 21884/15. The plight of Mr Chowdhury and his fellow workers, who were migrants working as fruit pickers in Greece, was publicised...

Open Rights Group and Privacy International made submissions today to the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the EU in the case of Davis and Watson. The case concerns the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act 2014, which has been challenged by the MPs...

Redbridge council placed a homeless family of 4 in one room in a hostel for 8 months. A case such as this is yet to be tested by the courts because a few days before the hearing Redbridge offered the family a 2 bedroom flat,...