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Anthony Hayward


International and group claims department

Anthony Hayward is a paralegal in the international department working on environmental and human rights litigation. This predominantly consists of representing over 13,000 individuals in the Ogale and Bille communities in claims for compensation and remediation of their lands, following extensive oil pollution caused by Shell’s operations in the Niger Delta.

Before joining Leigh Day in October 2022, Anthony worked at Duncan Lewis Solicitors as lead representation on multiple immigration and asylum claims, as well as human-rights based public law challenges.

Anthony studied History (BA) at the University of Manchester, graduating with a first class honours. He then converted to law, completing the PGDL at BPP University, and the SQE1 at the University of Law. 

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KLM Judgment: The intensifying scrutiny of corporate greenwashing across Europe

Anthony Hayward, Joe Snape and Tom Short discuss the KLM (Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij) judgment and the impact on other corporations greenwashing across Europe