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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...

Following court action, the Metropolitan Police has agreed to delete information relating to a referral of a primary school age child under the government’s PREVENT programme. The other referring authorities also agreed to correct and delete the relevant records. DPG’s client was concerned that the records...

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...