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Legal casework

In this section you can find out more about our legal work in action and read details of legal cases that we're involved with.

  • Our legal work in action

    The Commission is the national expert in equalities and human rights law and we use our legal powers to protect people. Find out how.

  • Legal cases

    Find updates from our legal team on developing areas of law. This includes all areas of discrimination and human rights law.

  • Human rights legal cases

    Here you'll find an overview of our most recent human rights legal cases.

  • Pre-enforcement work

    Information about the our pre-enforcement work can be found here.

  • Enforcement work

    We can enter into a formal agreement with anyone who it believes has committed an unlawful act. This section gives examples of when we have exercised these enforcement powers.

  • Legal support scheme

    Find out more about our scheme to help people who may find it difficult to take legal action because of a shortage of funding or assistance.

  • Helpline for advisers

    Our service for the advice sector, solicitors, other organisations that support individuals with their problems, trade unions, and ombudsman schemes.

Last updated: 03 Feb 2023