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