Practice Notes: Human rights

Situation of Afghan legal professionals ‘increasingly a cause for alarm’ 

This is particular concern for women judges and lawyers, who are especially likely to be at risk

19 Aug 2021

What next for EU citizens in the UK?

Marcia Longdon and Tim Richards argue that while the UK’s EU Settlement Scheme has had some successes, late applicants will test the Home Office&rsqu

11 Aug 2021

Nationality and Borders Bill: risking Britain’s reputation?

The Law Society has expressed concern over radical changes proposed by the bill

19 Jul 2021

The removal of homeless migrants: a legal challenge waiting to happen?

Sharmistha Michaels explains how the Home Office's updated immigration laws could threaten the rights of migrants who are sleeping rough

09 Jul 2021

Dental regulator pays damages after unlawful undercover operation

A ficticious scenario created by investigators breached human rights and data protection law

12 Apr 2021

Overcrowded families


A family living in a crowded one-bedroom flat, as that was all they could afford, won a landmark Court of Appeal ruling that could result in families

29 Jan 2021

HRA review a 'giant leap backwards'

An independent review of the Human Rights Act was announced today but Amnesty International warned of a ‘giant leap backwards’

07 Dec 2020

QC identifies ‘gender brief gap’

Jaime Hamilton QC has called out “sexism” in the appointment of lawyers to high-profile cases

10 Jun 2020

Profession condemns George Floyd death

Professional bodies have responded to the death of George Floyd in police custody in Minnesota last week

04 Jun 2020

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