Court of Appeal confirms that Universal Credit transitional scheme is discriminatory against the severely disabled
The Master of the Rolls, and Singh and Rose LJJ today handed down judgment in the joined appeals of TP, AR & SXC v SSWP. The Court unanimously dismissed the Secretary of State’s appeals against two High Court judgments (decisions of Lewis J in  EWHC 1474 (Admin) and Swift J in  EWHC 1116 […]
Claire Darwin and Aidan O’Neill QC are featured in The Lawyer’s Hot 100 list published today. The prestigious list – from leading UK legal magazine The Lawyer – celebrates the work of the top 100 lawyers in the UK from private practice, in-house and the Bar. The list, which is published annually, recognises extraordinary lawyers […]
Congratulations to Danny Friedman QC who has been appointed as Temporary High Court Judge of the High Court of Northern Ireland. Please click here for the NIJAC press release.
Matthew Ryder QC has been commissioned by the Ada Lovelace Institute to lead an independent review of the governance of biometric data. The review will examine the existing regulatory framework and identify options for reform that will protect people from misuse of their biometric data, such as facial characteristics, fingerprints, iris prints and DNA. Technologies […]
The International Court of Justice today unanimously ordered the Republic of Myanmar to take steps to protect the Rohingya people and prevent their genocide, following an application brought by the Gambia. The Court found that a prima facie case of genocide was established and that there was a real risk of irreparable harm requiring binding protective measures […]