Opening Address Discrimination law for public lawyers

Our equality laws are fragile – Dame Laura Cox QC Former Justice of the High Court, Dame Laura Cox DBE opened the Public Law Project’s inaugural Discrimination Law conference this week by sharing her view on why our equality laws are still fragile nearly ten years on from the 2010 Equality Act. Dame Laura’s wide-ranging…

12 Jun 2019


PLP response to FRC consultation

PLP’s response outlines why the Government’s indication that it will not consult on extending QOCS or the Aarhus rules is cause for concern, and why relying on CCOs to mitigate access to justice concerns is inadequate.  PLP is gravely concerned that the Government is giving insufficient priority to the principle of access to justice and…

7 Jun 2019


Do benefit sanctions breach Article 3 ECHR?

One of PLP’s five strategic focus areas is benefit sanctioning. We are particularly concerned with the lawfulness of sanctioning and the effect this has on marginalised people. In this article PLP solicitor Sarah Clarke considers whether benefit sanctioning, particularly for people who are not well enough to work, could constitute inhuman and degrading treatment in…

29 May 2019


PLP is recruiting an Administrative Paralegal

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a unique, award winning legal charity and NGO based in Central London. PLP is a national legal charity founded in 1990 with the mission to improve access to justice for those facing poverty, discrimination or other disadvantage, through legal aid casework, research, policy initiatives and training. The casework…

23 May 2019


PLP is recruiting a Chair of Trustees

Public Law Project (PLP) is seeking an exceptional candidate to be our new Chair of Trustees. This is an outstanding opportunity to oversee a dynamic, growing and highly respected UK charity. PLP’s work results in the successful enforcement of individual rights as well as wider improvements in access to justice for disadvantaged or marginalised individuals…

13 May 2019

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