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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.

We specialise in many aspects of national and international personal injury, human rights, clinical negligence, employment, group claims and more.

Vehicle emission claims

Leigh Day acts for more than 125, 000 diesel drivers who could receive compensation worth up to 75% of the purchase price of their vehicle.

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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Leigh Day news and cases

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Shiny exhaust pipes
Volkswagen Emissions claims Dieselgate

Settlement of the English and Welsh VW NOx Emissions Group Litigation

The Volkswagen Group and the claimants have today reached an out of court settlement in the Volkswagen NOx Emissions Group Litigation.

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Queuing traffic
Volkswagen Emissions claims Dieselgate

£193 million Volkswagen dieselgate settlement – further statement from Leigh Day

Further to our earlier press release on the Volkswagen emissions settlement announced today, see further comments below from Leigh Day partners Boz Michalowska-Howells and Shazia Yamin who represent thousands of clients and have worked on the case since September 2015, when news of this scandal first broke.

News Article
New Born Feet
Medical negligence Birth injury Maternity safety

Charity Birthrights releases findings from inquiry into racial injustice in maternity care

The safety of hundreds of women and birthing people from Black and Brown and mixed ethnicity backgrounds is being put at risk due to systemic racism within UK maternity care, a year-long inquiry by Birthrights, the UK charity for human rights in pregnancy and childbirth, has found.

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