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Deighton Pierce Glynn

Work 020 7407 0007
Fax 020 7837 7473
146640 ISLINGTON 4
Bristol, London EC1V, London SE1

London: Public sector

Administrative and public law
Administrative and public law - ranked: tier 2

Deighton Pierce Glynn

Deighton Pierce Glynn is 'a high quality public law firm' that is home to 'a number of very experienced, creative and talented lawyers' according to a source. It offers wide-ranging expertise to  well-known NGOs as well as detainees and other vulnerable individuals. Its expertise encompasses litigation, private and EU law as well as the gamut of public law. Practice head Sue Willman has especially strong expertise on migrant rights;  Louise Whitfield has a focus on gender and other forms of discrimination and  Jo Eggleton , Polly Glynn and Adam Hundt are other core team members. Associate Daniel Carey is noted as 'a brilliant public and human rights lawyer with years of experience in complex litigation.' Highlight work includes acting for the United Nations Independent Working Group on Discrimination Against Women as an intervener in the appeal to the Supreme Court by the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission in respect of the criminalisation of abortion in Northern Ireland.

Leading individuals

Louise Whitfield - Deighton Pierce Glynn

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Civil liberties and human rights
Civil liberties and human rights - ranked: tier 1

Deighton Pierce Glynn

The ‚Äėsuperb‚Äô Deighton Pierce Glynn¬†has an extensive track record in civil liberties and human rights work. In an illustration of its high-profile workload, the practice is acting in the Supreme Court case concerning the prohibition of abortion in Northern Ireland. Adam Hundt¬†¬† is an ‚Äėenterprising, engaging and excellent partner‚Äô who ‚Äėdoes amazing work‚Äô; he was involved in the legal campaign demanding that the NHS fund the HIV prevention drug PreP.¬† Other names to note include the ‚Äėhardworking and inventive‚Äô Daniel Carey¬† and the ‚Äėtough and highly experienced‚Äô Sue Willman¬†.

Leading individuals

Adam Hundt - Deighton Pierce Glynn

Jane Deighton - Deighton Pierce Glynn

Polly Glynn - Deighton Pierce Glynn

Sue Willman - Deighton Pierce Glynn

Next generation lawyers

Christina Juman - Deighton Pierce Glynn

Frances Lipman - Deighton Pierce Glynn

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London: Real estate

Social housing: tenant
Social housing: tenant - ranked: tier 1

Deighton Pierce Glynn

Deighton Pierce Glynn has 'a particularly strong reputation for identifying important test cases' involving homelessness and disrepair, and has extensive experience in immigration-related housing cases. Of particular note, Gareth Mitchell is acting in a High Court claim against a local housing authority regarding the landlord's service charges for water and sewage; this case has implications for 69 housing authorities, which could potentially face repayments of £300m. The team, which includes Polly Glynn and Sarah Ricca, has been involved in a re-housing claim that led to a change in government policy, and is also acting in a major public inquiry. Additional contacts include Sue Willman and solicitor Lorna Barron. Homelessness expert Sadaf Mir left the firm, but Rebecca Bahar joined in 2018.

Leading individuals

Gareth Mitchell - Deighton Pierce Glynn

Polly Glynn - Deighton Pierce Glynn

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