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Four DPG clients are today facing a secret trial in Abu Dhabi Supreme Federal Court. They have instructed Geoffrey Robertson QC to prepare an Opinion . It finds that their treatment of 4 businessmen breaches international law. Salim Alaradi, a dual Canadian and Libyan nationality was...

Deighton Pierce Glynn are representing Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) in filing a complaint with the Swiss Government’s National Contact Point for the OECD Guidelines in respect of FIFA’s failure to investigate evidence of complicity of FIFA members including the candidate...

The High Court handed down judgment today finding that the ban on civil partnerships for opposite-sex couples is lawful but the campaign continues as MPs call for a political solution to the inequality. Permission has already been granted for an appeal to proceed. At the trial last...

On 19 and 20 January 2016, the High Court will hear our clients’ case to establish that civil partnerships unlawfully discriminate against opposite-sex couples. Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan are campaigning to change the law so that they can have a civil partnership: “We are taking...

A High Court judge has granted permission for a judicial review of the Home Office’s decision to evict a victim of trafficking from a safe house and on to the streets. In doing so, the judge extended an injunction forcing the Home Office to continue...

The Court of Appeal begins a two day hearing on 22 October 2015 to consider the lawfulness of key parts of the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act 2014 (‘DRIPA’). The High Court found in July that the power in DRIPA which permits the government...