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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 100, 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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Windrush Human rights Croydon

Windrush legal experts host ‘Stay put: this is your home’ event in Croydon

Windrush legal experts will be in Croydon on Saturday 22 January 2022, to host a celebration of Afro-Caribbean heritage and meet anyone who has been affected by the Home Office deportation scandal who would like some help and guidance.

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Human rights abuses Abuse claims

Lambeth Redress Scheme provides lessons for other local authorities, say abuse claims lawyers

The Lambeth Redress Scheme provides lessons for other local authorities looking for a way to face up to a history of abuse in their children’s homes and foster care, say specialist abuse lawyers who secured more than £1.5 million for survivors of abuse at Lambeth homes including Shirley Oaks.

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Portishead
Human rights Environment Waste Judicial review

Legal challenge to Hinkley Point C dredging impact on Severn Estuary

Tarian Hafren, acting for environmental groups, has been granted permission for judicial review of the licence for dumping almost one million tonnes of mud and sediment in the Severn estuary.

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How we have helped others

Client Story
Natasha
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
Boat Bodo Creek Feb 2014
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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