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Lawyers against injustice

Leigh Day is a law firm established to combat injustice. Championing the underdog, the firm stands against entities and their wrong doings. Through hundreds of cases, Leigh Day secures compensation, influences legal changes, and restores justice.

Comprising 800 passionate individuals, Leigh Day welcomes those with just causes, assuring them access to objective, professional advice, with a commitment to an open, honest relationship. Our promise is to afford ordinary individuals the same quality of legal advice as state bodies, insurers and multinationals. Regardless of where injustice unfolds, Leigh Day stands as an unwavering force, ready to fight relentlessly for justice.

What our clients say

Why work with us

£1bn of compensation

We have been representing individuals in the legal claims against government and large corporations for over 35 years. In that time we have recovered over £1bn in compensation on behalf of our clients.

UK's leading experts

Our teams are regarded as amongst the best in the legal sector across all the areas of law. This expertise, from thousands of legal claims, enables us to tackle the most complex and challenging legal cases

Ranked number one

The firm is ranked in Band 1 in 8 categories in the independent legal directory Chambers and Partners and is in the Top Tier in the Legal 500 for personal injury, medical negligence, human rights, employment and consumer law.

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Leigh Day news and cases

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Old Bailey Full Building
Inquests Human rights

Evidence concludes at inquest into deaths of Reading terror attack victims

Evidence has concluded at the six-week inquest into the deaths of James Furlong, Dr David Wails and Joseph Ritchie-Bennett who were murdered by Libyan refugee Khairi Saadallah in a terror attack in Forbury Gardens, Reading, on 20 June 2020.

News Article
Oxford University
Employment Gig economy University

Oxford University academics win employee status legal challenge

Oxford University tutors, Rebecca Abrams and Alice Jolly, have won their claim for employee status at an Employment Tribunal hearing.

News Article
The gold bronze Lady Justice statue with sword and scales above the Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey, London
International Human rights Asylum

Sri Lankan asylum seekers challenge unlawful detention on Diego Garcia

Six Sri Lankan asylum seekers, including one child, who claim they are being unlawfully detained on the British Island Territory (BIOT) of Diego Garcia have been granted a hearing on the island where they will be represented by their UK lawyers.

How we have helped others

News Article
European Court Of Human Rights
Human rights

MPs’ landmark legal action against UK government over Russian interference proceeds in European Court of Human Rights

A landmark legal claim over the UK Government’s failure to call an independent investigation into Russian interference in UK democratic processes has been successful at the first hurdle at the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR).

Client Story
Stacy Cuthbert
Cancer Misdiagnosis

Cancer misdiagnosis - Stacy's story

Stacy died in February 2020 but wanted to tell her story to help others.

Blog Post
Press Conference Merry
Molly Russell Human Rights Inquests

A family’s battle against the tech giants – Molly Russell’s inquest

Merry Varney, partner specialising in representing bereaved families at their loved ones’ inquests, discusses her journey in representing the family of Molly Russell in their fight for answers about the harmful online world she accessed, and its contribution to her death.  

Case Study
Camellia
Corporate accountability

Camellia Plc – Kakuzi

Leigh Day secured a settlement on behalf of 85 victims of unlawful violence.