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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
Sewage Into River
Environment Water claim Pollution

Wild Justice challenges second bid to relax water pollution rules

Wild Justice is challenging a bid by the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (SSEFRA) Steve Barclay to change water pollution rules to permit house building in sensitive water catchment areas without enforcing measures to protect them from sewage pollution.

News Article
Royal Courts Of Justice
Personal injury Transport

Woman who lost her arm and leg after being run over by two tube trains issues legal claim against Transport for London

A woman who was left seriously disabled after she was run over by two London Underground trains, has issued a legal claim against Transport for London (TfL) at the High Court.

News Article
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Asbestos Human rights Personal injury

Leigh Day expands service with two new partners in the North West

Law firm Leigh Day has welcomed two new legal partners to its rapidly expanding Liverpool and Manchester offices, strengthening its expertise in asbestos and human rights work.

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
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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
Camellia
Corporate accountability

Camellia Plc – Kakuzi

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