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We are Leigh Day

A specialist law firm with some of the country's leading personal injury, product liability, clinical negligence, employment and discrimination, international and human rights teams. Unlike other law firms, we act exclusively for claimants who've been injured or treated unlawfully by others. We are based in London, Manchester and Liverpool.

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Human rights

Human rights

Leigh Day has one the UK's largest and most experienced and respected human rights teams in the UK.  Our lawyers act for individuals, groups and organisations challenging the lawfulness of decisions, acts, omissions and policies of public bodies and authorities. We seek redress for abuse and mistreatment.

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'I am continually impressed by the quality of their advice and services, their ingenuity and their attention to detail. They do not shy away from difficult or contentious matters.'

Chambers & Partners, 2017

International

International

We vigorously pursue the rights of the individual against corporate and governmental bodies. We have successfully represented thousands of people who have been adversely affected by the behaviour and actions of UK companies and organisations. This includes large groups of people whose land has been polluted and livelihoods ruined, people who have been injured and assaulted by the British army. We have been involved in some ground-breaking cases involving the claims of foreign nationals against British companies and government departments and the rights of British nationals abroad.

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'They are an absolutely extraordinary firm that takes on risky, difficult and lengthy international cases.'

Chambers & Partners, 2016

Medical negligence

Medical negligence


If  you or a family member or friend has been injured beause of medical negligence and you want to make a claim you will need an experienced and specialist lawyer to help you succeed.  Our clinical negligence lawyers act for patients who have been injured because of sub-standard medical care and hospital accidents.  We realise that experience in medicine, nursing and science is important to our work and our medical accidents and clinical negligence compensation team consists of lawyers and other staff with these backgrounds, such as doctors, midwives and nurses.

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Client Stories

After the wrong cancer was diagnosed Barry's larynx was removed and he had a tracheostomy

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Personal injury & industrial disease

Personal injury & industrial disease

If you have suffered a serious injury your life may have changed considerably.  You may not be able to work again and be worried about your financial security.  Our expert lawyers can advise you on all types of personal injury claims.

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Brain & spinal injury

Brain & spinal injury

A serious injury to your head, brain or spinal cord, can have devastating and life-changing consequences for you. Head and back injuries can happen as a result of road traffic accidents, accidents at work, negligent surgery, criminal assaults, birth injuries, inappropriate medical treatment or trips and falls.  Our personal injury lawyers specialise in bringing compensation claims for people who have suffered injury to the head, brain, neck, spine and spinal cord. Our brain and spinal injury solicitors have experience in all these types of cases and can support you throughout the legal process

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Employment & discrimination

Employment & discrimination

Our specialist employment law team can advise you on all types of workplace issues including employment contracts, pregnancy and maternity rights, harassment and victimisation, restrictive covenants, flexible working, whistleblowing and many more. We have particular expertise at senior executive and directorship level. If you have experienced illegal discrimination in the workplace you may be able to bring a claim.  Some of our clients have also suffered from discrimination by service providers such as health services, education services, social services, or in settings such as in shops or banks.

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Client Stories

Miriam O'Reilly succeeded with her claim for age discrimination against the BBC

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Product safety & consumer law

Product safety & consumer law

Our defective products lawyers make up one of the most experienced teams of product liability specialists in the UK.  We have particular expertise and success in representing injured people who have become ill after being fitted with medical devices such as metal on metal hips and are the lead firm of solicitors in the UK for this case. We have also represented clients who have been injured because of faulty consumer products.

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Client Stories

Debbie has had five new hips since 2007, she was fitted with metal on metal replacements

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