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Deighton Pierce Glynn have provided a submission to the Parliamentary Joint Select Committee on Human Rights, calling for practical reforms to enhance accountability for corporate human rights violations. The Parliamentary Joint Select Committee on Human Rights is conducting an inquiry into human rights and business, examining...

A High Court legal challenge by a service user represented by DPG has forced Manchester Mental Health and Social Care NHS Trust and the three Manchester Clinical Commissioning Groups to withdraw their decisions to cut seven specialist mental health services in the area. The services, which...

This Wednesday 13 July 2016, the National Aids Trust (NAT) is taking NHS England to court for refusing to provide a type of medication called PrEP which has been described as a “game changer” in the fight against HIV. PrEP can reduce the transmission of HIV...

Following a decision on 7 June 2016 that it would pay to tenants refunds of water and sewerage charges totalling £28.6 million, Southwark Council has notified Lambeth County Court that it will be seeking to adjourn all possession claims affected by this decision. The refunds relate...

Following a test case brought by DPG client Kim Jones, on 7 June 2016 councillors in the London Borough of Southwark agreed to repay £28.6 million to tenants unlawfully overcharged for water and sewerage over a 12 year period. This decision opens the way for...

PrEP has been described as a “game-changing” drug, following trials which have unequivocally demonstrated that it reduces the risk of transmission of HIV.  After over 18 months of collaborative work involving NAT and many others, NHS England suddenly and unexpectedly pulled the plug on the...

Dan Carey of Deighton Pierce Glynn assisted a press investigation into evidence of British Army assistance to the Guatemalan government in the 1980s. Former head of state Rios Montt has for several years faced Genocide charges in the Guatemalan courts, the first time that a...