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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

News Article
Supreme Court
Human rights Environment Surrey oil wells

Historic Supreme Court judgment rules planning permission for oil production at Horse Hill, Surrey is unlawful and must be overturned

In a ground-breaking judgment the Supreme Court has today, Thursday 20 June 2024, ruled that planning permission for fossil fuel production should not be granted unless and until a planning authority has properly assessed the climate impact of the project and specifically assessed the downstream greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that will inevitably arise from the combustion of the fuel.

News Article
Blood Bag
Infected Blood Infected blood inquiry Human rights; Hepatitis C

Lawyers at Leigh Day say Infected Blood Inquiry final report is vindication for the 300 clients they represent

Lawyers at Leigh Day, who represent around 300 people impacted by the infected blood scandal, say the findings of the Infected Blood Inquiry’s Report are a vindication of their clients’ fight for justice spanning four decades.

News Article
Royal Courts Of Justice
energy Environment

Friends of the Earth wins High Court fight to make government redraft plans to keep UK on track to meet Net Zero

The government must again redraft its strategy to keep the UK on track to meet Net Zero after Friends of the Earth won a High Court ruling that the current plans are unlawful.

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.