PLP launches its latest project in response to Brexit: The SIFT Project

Today, PLP launches one of its key projects in light of Brexit; the SIFT Project.  SIFT stands for Statutory Instruments: Filtering and Tracking and the goal of the SIFT Project is to scrutinise the Statutory Instruments created to facilitate Brexit to check they conform to public law standards and do not undermine fundamental rights. There…

Recruiting: Lead Lawyer

Join our award-winning and thriving team of public lawyers. We are looking for an experienced, ambitious solicitor or barrister to litigate public law cases and help manage our small, highly-motivated casework team.  This is a new and senior post.  It is an opportunity for a lawyer with existing judicial review or litigation experience – either…

Work Capability Assessment found discriminatory

A three judge court rules that the Work Capability Assessment discriminates against claimants with a mental health disability. Today at the Royal Courts of Justice, a three judge panel of the Upper Tribunal has ruled that the Work Capability Assessment substantially disadvantages claimants with mental health problems, because the system is designed to deal with…