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Shazia Yamin


Shazia specialises in large-scale product liability litigation on behalf of consumers

Emissions claims Consumer law

Shazia Yamin is a partner in the international and group litigation department and specialises in large-scale product liability litigation on behalf of consumers.

Shazia joined the firm as an assistant solicitor in 2015 and became a partner in April 2021.

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Leigh Day handled a class action case against VW for the Diesel Scandal. They secured a substantial out of court settlement for me that far exceeded my expectations. They kept me updated at every step of a long drawn out case and gave me good advice. A top professional law firm.

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Legal expertise

Since joining the firm Shazia has spent much of her time working on the Volkswagen NOx Emissions Group Litigation. This is a group claim being brought on behalf vehicle owners following allegations of emissions test cheating in diesel vehicles.

She also leads a further group action underway against the Volkswagen Group following allegations of emissions cheating in vehicles with later engine models and has also worked on a similar claim against Mercedes-Benz.

Read Shazia's blogs

  • Consumer group actions: a vital pathway to corporate accountability 7.7.21

Shazia in the news

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What’s in the Queen’s Speech 2022 for consumers, and what’s missing?

Our consumer and competition law specialists join forces to discuss the positives for consumers included within this year’s Queen’s Speech, where new measures don’t go far enough and what we think is still lacking.

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Product safety Consumer law Porsche Emissions Dieselgate

Leigh Day launches emissions group claim against Porsche

Claim includes allegations against Audi and other Volkswagen Group brand vehicles

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Product safety Consumer law

Dawn of a new era: class action revolution following Supreme Court ruling in Mastercard V Merricks

Shazia Yamin discusses the recent Supreme Court judgment which granted permission for a class action against Mastercard for allegedly overcharging 46 million British consumers during a 15-year period.

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Consumer Emissions Consumer law Product safety

VW faces new allegations about second cheat device

Lawyers suing VW over car emissions cheat software have been given permission to bring evidence that the fix the company put in place was in fact another cheat device.

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