Today the High Court will hear a judicial review challenge to the Secretary of State's secret and blanket policy of seizing the mobile phones of all migrants who entered the UK by small boat between April 2020 and November 2020. Arrivals were also told, wrongly,...

In a damning and much awaited judgment handed down today (NB & Ors v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2021] EWHC) the High Court found that the Home Secretary’s decision to use Napier Barracks to accommodate destitute asylum seeking men was unlawful and...

The Healthy Start scheme aims to reduce child poverty and health inequalities by providing vitamins, nutritional advice, and weekly vouchers to buy nutritional food or infant formula to low income families with pregnant women and children up to the age of 4. It is intended...

At today’s High Court hearing the Home Secretary conceded that it is arguable that conditions in Napier barracks may breach human rights and are inadequate and permission to proceed to trial was granted. The claim is brought by 6 Claimants who were accommodated by the Home...

Today Leeds County Court decided in the case of Brennan and Others v Leeds Teaching NHS Hospitals Trust that the Trust breached the human rights of the family of Emily Whelan by failing to preserve her body.   For the first time, a Court has determined...

Chez Cotton of Matthew Gold & Co, Michael Etienne of Garden Court and Dylan Morley, a freelance researcher/paralegal, discuss bringing a claim for damages for the parents of a patient receiving care at a mental health hospital, where abuse by staff was exposed in a...

The Healthy Start Scheme aims to reduce child poverty and health inequalities by providing vitamins, nutritional advice and weekly vouchers to buy nutritional food or infant formula to low income families with pregnant women and children up to the age of 4. It is intended...