SI’s replacing proportionate, effective and dissuasive penalty schemes in EU law

Today PLP and 12 other civil society organisations have sent a letter to Stephen Barclay, the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, drawing attention to the fact that the requirement for effective, proportionate and dissuasive penalty schemes in retained EU law is being removed by Statutory Instruments (“SIs”) being made under the EU…

20 Feb 2019


Brexit, Immigration and Administrative Justice Project

This new project investigates the administrative justice issues arising from the changes to UK immigration law and policy as a result of Brexit. The project focuses on the Scheme being implemented by the Home Office to replace the rights of residence currently enjoyed by EU citizens and their family members under the free movement arrangements.…

23 Jan 2019


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…

10 Jan 2019


PLP adopts open access research policy

From February 2019, PLP will adopt an open access research policy for all reports published on its website. PLP is committed to making knowledge free and available to all, and to support this principle we will endeavour to prioritise the use of open access sources in our publications. The use of open access sources will…

9 Jan 2019


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…

3 Jan 2019