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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.

Vehicle emission claims

Leigh Day acts for more than 97,000 diesel drivers who could receive compensation worth up to 75% of the purchase price of their vehicle.

Leigh Day news and cases

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Human rights PWS Inquest

Inquest into the death of Sammy Alban-Stanley, aged 13

The inquest into the death of Sammy Alban-Stanley, who died aged 13 during the first 2020 pandemic lockdown, has concluded that he died as a consequence of injuries sustained during an episode of high-risk behaviour related to Prader Willi Syndrome (PWS) on a background of inadequate support from the local authority and mental health services.

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Windrush Compensation Human rights

“Complete overhaul” of the Windrush Compensation Scheme urgently needed

A lawyer who represents hundreds of victims of the Windrush scandal has welcomed a report by the Home Affairs Committee which recommends that the Windrush Compensation Scheme is taken out of the Home Office and transferred to an independent organisation.

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Data breach Consumer law

Data breach by Stor-a-File affecting Lister Fertility Clinic, Marie Stopes and British Pregnancy Advisory Service

Leading data breach lawyers say that this month’s announcement by Stor-a-File, the document management firm, that data it held electronically for 13 organisations, had been hacked is likely to lead to substantial claims for compensation by those affected.

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How we have helped others

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Food safety Allergic Reaction Food allergies

Food safety - Natasha's story

Natasha died after eating a sandwich baguette from Pret a Manger and suffering an allergic reaction while on a British Airways flight, her parents' legal fight led to 'Natasha's law' which changed food labelling laws

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Road safety Brain injury

Road injury - Ben's story

Ben suffered a devastating brain injury after the car he was being driven in left the motorway and hit a tree. His parents describe the help they received from Leigh Day partner Harminder Bains.

Case Study
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Corporate accountability Environment Shell Nigeria Pollution

Shell - Bodo

Leigh Day took the case of the Bodo villagers to the High Court in London, four months before the case was due to go to trial, Shell agreed a landmark settlement for £55 million

Why work with us

£1bn of compensation

We have been representing individuals in the legal claims against government and large corporations for over 30 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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