Following judicial review proceedings brought by MG&Co, the High Court has ruled that Sussex Police unlawfully disclosed our teenage client’s vulnerability to child exploitation to a Business Crime Reduction Partnership. The Honourable Mrs Justice Lieven ruled that the disclosure breached the Claimant’s rights under the Data...

MG&Co and Project 17 have successfully settled proceedings in the Information Tribunal with LB Lewisham. The case concerned Lewisham’s decision not to disclose significant sections of their guidance on families with no recourse to public funds who claim section 17 support following various Freedom of...

Following legal pre-action correspondence, the Prime Minister has confirmed that she will consider appointment of panel members to sit alongside Sir Martin Moore-Bick on the Grenfell Inquiry and when doing so, she will have regard to her obligations under the Equality Act 2010.1 Shafika Ragab, who...

The independent investigation by Richard Horwell QC into the collapse of the R v Mouncher trial of 13 police officers has found a catalogue of disclosure errors amounting to an “embarrassment on a national scale” and “a disclosure catastrophe”. The investigation importantly found that one...

This month we welcome two new interns to Matthew Gold & Company as part of the University of Sussex First Generation Scholars scheme: Remi Gibbons and Hollie Tompkins. The scheme offers financial support for students with a household income under £42,875 per year, plus non-financial benefits to...