QOCS Challenge Fails

The Court has today handed down its decision in Esther Leighton’s Judicial Review of the Lord Chancellor’s decision not to extend the same protection against bringing claims as exists in personal injury cases. The Judgment is a very thorough and …

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One of those Career Milestones

25 years since the Disability Discrimination Act and 10 years since the Equality Act, a team of disabled campaigners, organisations which represent them, and a pan-jurisdictional group of lawyers have joined forces to persuade the Court that the Ministry of …

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Closer to Costs Protection in Equality Cases?

The Women & Equality Select Committee has today (30/07/2019) published “Enforcing the Equality Act: the law and the role of the Equality and Human Rights Commission”. https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201719/cmselect/cmwomeq/1470/147002.htm Since 2012 I have been arguing (initially through the #equaljustice campaign) that a …

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