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Government Urged by Legal Challenge to Give Legal Recognition to Nonbinary People

A legal challenge has been issued regarding the UK Government’s lack of recognition for nonbinary people through the overseas route in the gender recognition certificate process. Ryan Castellucci, who is nonbinary, has issued legal proceedings against the Gender Recognition Panel (GRP) and the Secretary of...

Shell Aims to Delay Nigeria Pollution Claim by 13,000 Villagers for Another Two Years

On Tuesday 4th April, 2023, a High Court hearing will consider an application by Shell that could result in a further two-year delay of the legal claims of pollution brought by 13,000 Nigerian villagers against the company. Shell is facing legal action from the Ogale...

The LEARN Network’s Petition for Debate to Secure Student Safety and Success Supported by 128,000 People

At midnight on Mother's Day, Sunday 19th of March, the petition to ‘Create statutory legal duty of care for students in Higher Education’ closed with 128,191 signatures. The Government must now consider holding a debate in parliament. The petition was created by The LEARN Network, a group...

Report on Net Zero and Energy Resilience Challenges for Industrial and Logistics Buildings Launched by Burges Salmon

The firm launches a new report exploring how to ensure energy resilience for industrial and logistics buildings, amongst spiralling energy prices and a dedication to meet Net Zero ambitions   Burges Salmon has recently released a new report in which it asks industry experts about the...

Black Generation Wrongly Labelled Educationally Subnormal Launch Legal Campaign

African and Caribbean people wrongly classed as educationally subnormal in the 1960s and 70s are launching a legal campaign for the government to make amends. An event will be held at the House of Commons on Wednesday 1st March, where those who have suffered the...

Friends of the Earth to Appeal Most Recent Court Ruling on UK Financing for Mozambique Gas Project

Friends of the Earth has this week created an appeal with the Supreme Court to continue its legal challenge against the UK government’s decision to approve $1.15 billion of financing for a large gas project in Mozambique. It comes after the Court of Appeal rejected...