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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.

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Howard Bryant
asbestos Asbestos claims mesothelioma

Man exposed to asbestos at Kent Papermill succeeds in court case

A man exposed to asbestos while working at a Kent papermill has succeeded in his court case and obtained substantial compensation

News Article
Lecture Hall
Universal Credit Disability

Disabled student given permission to legally challenge new regulations preventing him claiming universal credit

A disabled student has been granted permission to legally challenge a recent change in regulations that prevent him and thousands of other disabled students from claiming universal credit while in further education.

News Article
Jodey Whiting
Human rights Inquests Jodey Whiting

Secretary of State allowed limited role in application for second inquest into death of Jodey Whiting

Judge partially approves late request by the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions for her lawyers to make submissions to the High Court at an application for a second inquest into the death of Jodey Whiting.

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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

Client Story
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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.