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Same-sex couple issues judicial review against “discriminatory” IVF policy
Judicial review proceedings have been issued in the High Court against a NHS Clinical Commissioning Group relating to their policy on providing IVF to same-sex female couples.
Victims of contaminated blood transfusions welcome new focus for Infected Blood Inquiry
Individuals who received contaminated blood through contaminated blood transfusions and their loved ones have welcomed the progress of the Infected Blood Inquiry on to hearings that will concern their stories.
Settlement for family of baby with complex needs who died aged seven weeks
The mother of a baby girl who died aged seven weeks following a cardiorespiratory collapse has received a settlement from Barts Health NHS Trust.
Islington Survivors Network lawyers respond to Islington Borough Council Support Payment Scheme for survivors of abuse
Lawyers representing Islington Survivors Network (ISN) have given a cautious welcome to Islington Borough Council’s announcement of its Support Payment Scheme (SPS) for survivors of abuse in children’s homes.
Philippa Day family secure settlement from Capita
The family of Philippa Day, who died following acute financial distress caused by the administration of welfare benefits, have secured a substantial financial settlement from Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) contractor, Capita.
Second appeal application lodged in legal challenge for new Jodey Whiting inquest
A second application for permission to appeal has been lodged by the mother of Jodey Whiting, who is fighting for a second inquest into her daughter’s death.
Wild Justice legally challenges licences for killing of wild birds in Northern Ireland
Environment campaigners Wild Justice have launched a legal challenge to the issuing of licences for the killing of wild birds in Northern Ireland.
HS2 campaigners go to High Court in battle against HS2 Tunnel
HS2 environmental campaigners have been given a High Court hearing on Thursday, 28 October in their claim against the impact of the HS2 tunnel in the Chilterns.
University lecturers win their claim for worker status against Goldsmiths University of London
University lecturers have won their fight for worker status at Goldsmiths University of London.
Windrush legal experts roll into Manchester and Liverpool with ‘Stay put: this is your home’ message
Windrush legal experts will be in Manchester and Liverpool this weekend, October 23 and 24, to host a celebration of Afro-Caribbean heritage and meet anyone who has been affected by the Home Office deportation scandal and would like some help and guidance.
Tea giant fails in bid to halt Malawi plantation sex abuse claims case by capping costs
The High Court has refused a bid by the British owners of a company which runs tea and macadamia nut plantations in Malawi to effectively end women’s claims of systemic sex abuse by limiting their costs.
SRA must think radically to address disproportionate outcomes for solicitors from the Global Majority
The Solicitors Regulation Authority’s disproportionate approach to solicitors from the Global Majority must be addressed urgently according to a white paper from the Regulatory and Disciplinary team at law firm Leigh Day.