- Clear all
- Court of Appeal (Civil)
- Court of Session (Outer House)
- Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol (CRPD)
- International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD)
- Intervention (section 30 of the Equality Act 2006)
- Judicial review by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (section 30 of the Equality Act 2006)
Hillingdon Council’s housing rules said that a person must have lived in the area for at least ten years before they could apply for a house. The council refused two people, a refugee who had been given permission to stay in the UK and an Irish Traveller, on these grounds. We saw this as discriminatory and we intervened in their cases in the Administrative Court and the Court of Appeal.
Challenging the Home Office’s Removal Notice Window (RNW) policy (R ((1) FB & (2) Medical Justice) v SSHD)
We intervened in a challenge regarding a Home Office policy, which gave people sometimes as little as 72 hours’ notice before they can be deported from the UK without further warning. The policy was ruled to be unlawful by the courts.
After we brought a judicial review against NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC) and HC One Oval Ltd, the owner of a chain of care homes, the NHSGGC stopped placing patients in two care homes in Glasgow without legal authority and a legal agreement was reached.