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Emily Hay


Emily is a paralegal in the international group litigation department


Emily is a paralegal at Leigh Day, where she works under the supervision of Martyn Day and Oliver Holland. She works on group litigation cases concerning corporate accountability for product liability, forced labour, environmental nuisance, and negligence.

Further experience

Before joining Leigh Day, Emily was a student researcher in climate change modelling and volunteered for conservation organisations for the protection of endangered species. Emily is passionate to support ecosystems impacted by environmental harm and is pursuing a career in climate change litigation to advance the rights of people in developing countries who are most affected by climate change.


The University of Law – SQE1 and SQE2

BPP University – Postgraduate Diploma in Law

University College London – Master of Research in Biodiversity, Conservation and Evolution modelling for land-use change, environmental variability, and biodiversity loss

University of Queensland – Student researcher for a Marine Spatial Ecology Lab for a year in industry

University of Manchester - Bachelor of Science degree in Biology (with Industrial Experience)