Never mind the haters: sexism and the legal profession

Sat in the whitewashed basementĀ atĀ BPP Law School, listening to another pep talk about how best to secureĀ a training position at […]

I warned you Jeremy Hunt. But did you listen?

It can be dangerous for employers to overplay their hand in employment disputes, especiallyĀ when attemptingĀ to make changes to contracts of […]

Less than zero: how the UK forces poverty on asylum seekers and why it’s about to get worse

Thousands of refugees and asylum seekers in the UK are homeless, destitute and living in poverty. BannedĀ from working and barred […]

the justice gap: Supreme Court strengthens protection of mentally ill trapped in detention

The Justice Gap blog have kindly published an updated version of my post about the detention of mentally ill persons […]

When should persons with severe mental illnesses be released from immigration detention?

Indefinite immigration detention can have a disastrous effect on mental health. In 2015 alone, there was an average of one […]

[UPDATED 7 July 2016]: What’s ‘unduly harsh’ on the children and partners of ‘foreign criminals’ in Article 8 deportation appeals?

[UPDATE 7 July 2016: The full decisionĀ is now available here. To give you an overview: Lord Justice Laws gives the […]

the justice gap: Tripoli papers and the failure of our justice system to hold government to account

My latest article is in the Justice Gap blog today. It’s aboutĀ the High Court’s recent judgment in a case concerning […]

Jeremy Hunt scraps plans to force new contract on NHS junior doctors

I’ve blogged recentlyĀ about the junior doctors’ new contract and theĀ strike actions across the NHS. It’sĀ usually quite hard for an employer […]

What’s the right approach to Article 8 in ‘foreign criminal’ deportation cases?

Where a foreign national isĀ convicted of an offence and sentenced to at least 4 years imprisonment, the government must make […]