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Data Security
Data breach Consumer law

Data breach by Stor-a-File affecting Lister Fertility Clinic, Marie Stopes and British Pregnancy Advisory Service

Leading data breach lawyers say that this month’s announcement by Stor-a-File, the document management firm, that data it held electronically for 13 organisations, had been hacked is likely to lead to substantial claims for compensation by those affected.

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Gosport War Memorial Hospital Inquests Hampshire Coroner

Families question delay to Gosport War Memorial Hospital deaths inquests

Lawyers representing families whose loved ones died at Gosport War Memorial Hospital have written to the Hampshire Coroner to question why inquests have been delayed until after the conclusion of a separate police investigation, Operation Magenta.

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Human rights Disability Universal Credit students

Disabled student challenges Universal Credit 2020 regulations that bar benefit claims

A disabled student will have a judicial review hearing on 23 and 24 November 2021 to challenge a change in regulations that prevent him and thousands of other disabled students from claiming universal credit while in further education. 

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Freedom from Torture Human rights Refugees English Channel

Legal challenge to Priti Patel’s policy of sending small boats in Channel back to France

Campaign group Freedom from Torture (FfT) has launched a legal challenge to the Home Secretary Priti Patel’s policy of turning around small boats and diverting them back into French territorial waters.

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Police translation services whistleblower wins appeal against employment tribunal ruling

An appeal court has ruled that an employment tribunal must look again at the case of a Yorkshire police forces whistleblower who claimed she was treated badly because she raised concerns about the way interpreter services were being procured.

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Human rights Transgender rights Prisons

Compensation paid to a former prisoner for gender reassignment discrimination

A transgender woman has received compensation from the Ministry of Justice following a prison’s failure to accommodate her transgender needs.

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Human rights International Refugees Lesbos

Greek authorities urged to review the criminal case against search and rescue volunteer

The criminal case against search and rescue volunteer Seán Binder, brought by the Greek authorities, breaches international human rights law, according to a legal opinion commissioned by law firm Leigh Day.

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Environment Oil COP26 climate Friends of the Earth campaign Climate change

Court of Appeal hearing for climate campaigner battling development of Surrey oil wells

A climate campaigner fighting to prevent the drilling of new oil wells at Horse Hill in Surrey has a hearing at the Court of Appeal on Tuesday, 16 November and Wednesday, 17 November.


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Sickle cell disease Clinical negligence Medical negligence

Solicitor for the family of Evan Nathan Smith hopes sickle cell report will improve patient care

The solicitor who represents the family of Evan Nathan Smith, who died following a sickle cell crisis, has welcomed a report which lays bare the failings in care and negative attitudes faced by patients with the disease. 

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Medical negligence Clinical negligence Disability

Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust settlement for family of disabled woman aged 20

Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust has agreed a settlement with a mother acting on behalf of the estate of her 20-year-old daughter who died following mistreatment of a blocked shunt.

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asbestos Asbestos and mesothelioma mesothelioma Personal injury

Dudley widow appeals for help from workers at Alcan Industries and Trist Draper

The widow of a Dudley man who died from asbestos related cancer, mesothelioma, is appealing for help from his former colleagues.

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Asbestos mesothelioma Industrial disease

Appeal to former Harland Engineering workers and Liverpool schools workers

The family of a former Harland Engineering worker turned teacher are appealing for help from anyone who remembers working with him.