Practice Notes: Human rights

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

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

Retroactive human rights law

Matthew Duncan explains why a 60-year-old settlement is subject to the Human Rights Act

06 May 2020

PUBLIC AUTHORITIES AND THE ASSUMPTION OF A DUTY OF CARE

A public authority can assume responsibility towards someone by inference from its conduct towards them, as Laurence Toczek explains following the Supreme

01 Dec 2019

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