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Lauren Lougheed


Lauren is a partner specialising in employment and discrimination

Employment Equal pay Group claims

Lauren joined Leigh Day in August 2014 and helped to establish the employment department in the newly-opened Manchester office.

She works with Chris Benson on a large multi-party equal pay case in the employment tribunal. She also leads a team of paralegals working on the case.

Prior to joining Leigh Day Lauren worked at Pannone LLP, part of Slater and Gordon. She acted for individual claimants funded predominantly by legal expenses insurance in the following types of claims:

  • discrimination because of age, disability, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief and sex;
  • unfair and wrongful dismissal;
  • whistleblowing;
  • redundancy;
  • equal pay; and
  • TUPE

Career: Educated at Lancaster University. Qualified as a Solicitor in 2010 at Mace & Jones Solicitors (now Weightmans). Joined Pannone in 2010. Joined Leigh Day in 2014. 

Lauren Lougheed is a terrific and dedicated lawyer who is able to drive a team forward whilst juggling a vast number of competing requirements.

Legal 500 2021


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Asda workers overcome latest hurdle in battle for equal pay

Asda retail workers fighting for equal pay have overcome another hurdle in the legal process following a judgment handed down by the Employment Tribunal last week.

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Supreme Court to hear Leigh Day's equal pay case against Asda

The Supreme Court has ruled that it will consider an appeal relating to the comparability stage of the UK's biggest equal pay case brought by shop floor workers against Asda.

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Asda workers in Employment Tribunal for second stage of the UK's largest equal pay claim

Tens of thousands of supermarket workers employed by Asda will have the second stage of their equal pay claim heard by the Employment Tribunal in Manchester beginning on Monday 13 May 2019.