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Afghanistan
Acting for many Afghan civilians alleging unlawful detention and abuse by British Forces. 
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Representing Afghan interpreters who worked for the British Forces.
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The Serdar Mohammed case challenges the legality of British detention operations in Afghanistan.
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Colombia
Acted for 50 farmers over environmental damage from a BP gas pipeline.
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Kenya
2001: 228 Maasai people injured or killed by unexploded bombs at the British Army’s practice ranges in Kenya.
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2003: alleged rape of hundreds of Kenyan tribeswomen by British Army soldiers  
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2013 settlement for over 5,000 Kenyans allegedly tortured during the ‘Mau Mau’ emergency
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2016 settlement for 37 children and young adults in Kenya and Uganda, sexually abused by a British Airways. 
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Zambia
Over 1,800 Zambian villagers are taking legal action against UK based Vedanta Resources claiming that polluted water is affecting their health and causing illnesses and permanent injuries.  
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Peru
Secured compensation for 33 indigenous Peruvians for alleged torture, beatings and sexual abuse at Rio Blanco mine operated by Monterrico Metals. 
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Iraq
Represented soldiers and civilians in claims against the MoD arising from the Iraq conflict
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Ivory Coast
Represented 30,000 people in the Ivory Coast (Cote D’Ivoire) in one of Britain’s largest ever group actions for harms arising from the dumping of toxic waste. 
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Libya
Representing two former Libyan dissidents and their families allegedly unlawfully rendered to Gaddafi’s Libya with the complicity of the British Government in 2004. 
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Sierre Leone
Acting in UK High Court against Tonkolili Iron Ore Ltd over alleged human rights abuses near one of its mines.
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Namibia
In the first international corporate accountability case in the UK, Leigh Day brought to the House of Lords the claims of a former miner at Rio Tinto’s Rossing Uranium Mine in Namibia.
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Nigeria
In January 2015 a landmark settlement against Shell for over 15,000 residents of a fishing community in the Niger Delta region.
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Ogale Community of 40,000 farmers brings claim against Shell at the end of 2015.
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South Africa
First ever gold miners’ silicosis settlement in South Africa for 23 former mine workers who had contracted silicosis working on Anglo American mines. Landmark R500 million (£23 million) settlement in 2016 for thousands of black South African miners who contracted silicosis in Anglo American’s mines. 
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Ground-breaking case on behalf of 7,500 South African asbestos miners who sued Cape plc for mesothelioma, the fatal asbestos-related cancer of the lining of the lungs.  
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Precedent-establishing case on behalf of 42 South African workers compensated poisoned by mercury at the Thor factory in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
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Tanzania
Secured compensation for injuries and fatalities at African Barrick Gold’s North Mara mine in Tanzania.
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United Kingdon
First High Court hearing against a British company on modern slavery finds in favour of six men trafficked into the UK
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400 British former servicemen received compensation for experiments that were carried out on them by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) at the Chemical Defence establishment at Porton Down, Wiltshire from the 1940s-1980s.
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