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Meg Abbott

Trainee Solicitor

Meg is a trainee solicitor in the International and Group Claims department. She started her training contract with Leigh Day in September 2022. She works in Sapna Malik‚Äôs team and is supervised by Melanie Jacques. 

Prior to joining Leigh Day, Meg worked in family law, specialising in public children and domestic abuse cases. She then worked for a Kenyan based charity which focused on reducing gender-based-violence in rural Western Kenya.  


Meg read Law at Newcastle University. She then went on to complete a LLM in Legal Practice.


Meg is a member of the social-mobility committee. 

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Leigh Day represents people from around the world in fighting for their rights against corporations and governments. We have secured justice for tens of thousands of women, men and children

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International Environment Climate change

What does the Senior Women for Climate Protection Switzerland ruling mean for the UK?

Sakshi Rai and Meg Abbott explore the European Court of Human Rights’ landmark finding that the Swiss state had an obligation to have acted to mitigate the effects of climate change. They explore why the ruling is significant for climate change litigation, and what the implications of the ruling are for the UK.