Today the BBC news channel featured our client's legal challenge against the ban on care home residents visiting loved ones at their homes during covid19. Watch our client and firm Director Clare Jennings speaking about the case here at 34 minutes in.  And for more information about...

MG&Co’s clients have successfully settled court proceedings challenging their exclusion from the early years nursery scheme on the grounds that the exclusion amounted to discrimination on the basis of race and nationality and was contrary to the scheme's statutory purpose of benefiting the poorest children...

Matthew Gold & Co are pleased to be recognised in the Legal 500, a guide to the leading firms in the UK. The 2021 rankings showcase the firm’s wide ranging and growing expertise in human rights, actions against public authorities, inquests and judicial review. We are...

Thousands of children in the UK have already benefited from the temporary extension of FSM to families with NRPF following our earlier legal action, but the government had refused to make this change permanent. In this latest challenge we alleged that the eligibility criteria for...

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

For many students, Thursday’s A – Levels results would have been a disappointment. Nearly 40% of all grades across England, Wales, and Northern Ireland were downgraded by one to two grades. Pupils at maintained and academy schools appear to have been disproportionately affected, with  independent...

MG&Co has been instructed in a challenge to the Free School Meals eligibility criteria which means children in very low income families whose parents cannot claim welfare benefits because of their immigration status are not entitled to FSM. Our judicial review pre-action letter argues that the...

A leading anti-racist advocacy and campaigning charity, The Monitoring Group, will challenge Boris Johnson’ decision to appoint Dr Tony Sewell as Chair of the Commission on Racial and Ethnic Disparities (CRED). The group has instructed senior solicitor Chez Cotton of civil rights firm Matthew Gold...