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Max Bartlett


Max is a solicitor in the group claims department

Emissions claims

Max is a solicitor in the international and group litigation department.

Max is currently assisting Nichola Marshall in a group claim on behalf of over 16,000 clients against Ford on behalf of diesel vehicle owners over allegations that Ford diesel vehicles were fitted with ‘defeat devices’ in order to cheat emissions tests.

Previous experience

Before joining Leigh Day, Max trained with an international law firm in London. On qualification, he practiced for two years as an insurance litigator before pursuing a Master of Laws (LLM) degree at University College London, specialising in environmental law, human rights at work, international human rights law and judicial review.

During his training, Max volunteered with a Legal Advice Centre and assisted pro bono clients with employment and housing issues. He also contributed to the UCL Public International Law Pro Bono Project during his postgraduate studies.


Max holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB (Hons)) degree from King’s College London, where he was a Dickson Poon Scholar and received a Jessica Learmond-Criqui Prize for Labour Law in 2016. He completed his Accelerated LPC with BPP University Law School.