Tag: News

Inspectors condemn ‘unacceptable’ and ‘inhumane’ treatment of detainees at Heathrow Immigration Removal Centre

A report by independent inspectors appointed by the UK’s Minister for Immigration has made critical findings on the conditions for detainees at Heathrow removal centre

Grenfell fire inquiry Judge engages, despite controversy over past judgment

Theresa May’s appointment of Sir Martin-Moore Bick to chair the inquiry into the tragic Grenfell fire has been criticised by some, but is such criticism justified?

The benefits cap on lone parents with children under two is unlawful

In a recent legal challenge, the UK government’s “benefit cap” has come under fire for unlawfully discriminating against lone parents with children under the age of two.

Common British words and phrases explained for migrants

Migrants should be required to learn English, according to coverage of a new report by an influential Parliamentary committee. Here are some tips from a ‘native’ English speaker.

Did Jeremy Hunt act illegally by forcing a new contract on junior doctors?

The High Court is considering a legal challenge by the junior doctors against a divisive new contract. It has potential to be one of this Autumn’s key cases in the public law field.

EU citizens aren’t “bargaining chips” in Brexit negotiations, warns Home Affairs Select Committee

On 11 July 2016, days after the Brexit vote, the Cabinet Office assured us that EU nationals in the UK […]

On the frontline of the EU-Turkey Deal

This time next month, I will be on the Greek Island of Chios to assist with refugee work partnered with the solicitor’s firm Reed […]

the Justice Gap: Why not name the businesses behind Brexit legal challenge?

The Justice Gap blog have kindly published my piece about the Brexit legal challenge. You can read it here. The […]

Never mind the haters: sexism and the legal profession

Sat in the whitewashed basement at BPP Law School, listening to another pep talk about how best to secure 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, especially when attempting to make changes to contracts of […]