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Shazia Yamin


Shazia is a consumer law lawyer with expertise in group claims

Emissions claims

Shazia originally trained as a barrister and was called to the Bar in 2006, she subsequently qualified as a solicitor in 2010 at law firm Hodge Jones and Allen where she worked until 2013 before moving to OH Parsons.

Legal expertise

Shazia joined the consumer law and product safety group at Leigh Day in 2015 and works with Bozena Michalowska-Howells on claims against Volkswagen and Mercedes following the emissions scandal.

News Article
Car Exhaust
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

Blog Post
Supreme Court
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.

News Article
VW Factory chimneys
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.

News Article
Car exhaust fumes
Emissions claims Product safety Consumer law

Trial begins for ex-CEO of Audi

The trial against the former chief executive of the car manufacturer Audi began in Munich yesterday.