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Justice for all

We are a unique law firm working for people in the United Kingdom, and across the globe, who have been injured, discriminated against or had their human rights abused.

We specialise in many aspects of national and international personal injury, human rights, clinical negligence, employment, group claims and more.

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

News Article
Ministry Of Defence
Human rights

Thousands of military personnel could be owed compensation from the MOD for discrimination over housing costs

Up to 80,000 serving members of the military are believed to be eligible for compensation from the Ministry of Defence after being unfairly overcharged for housing in the last six months because of their age and potentially their marital status.

News Article
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McDonalds Harrassment Employment law

McDonald’s faces legal action amidst widespread harassment allegations

Law firm Leigh Day has launched group legal action against fast food giant McDonald’s after the BBC revealed allegations that crew members working for the fast-food giant “were being groped and harassed almost routinely”. 

News Article
Manchester Canals
Manchester Office Human rights

Leigh Day expands its human rights legal department to Manchester

Law firm Leigh Day is expanding its northern operation with a human rights department in Manchester to focus on legal aid work, as part of its aim to help everyone who needs it to find a way to access justice.

News Article
Leeds Skyline

Law firm Leigh Day major Leeds expansion strengthens support for northern clients and charities

Law firm Leigh Day is continuing its northern expansion by moving into a larger office in a prime location in central Leeds. It will specialise in personal injury and medical negligence claims and allow for more face-to-face contact with northern clients and further support of local hospitals and charities.

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
Corporate accountability

Camellia Plc – Kakuzi

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