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Richard Thimbleby

Solicitor

Richard Thimbleby is a solicitor in the international department.

Corporate accountability

Richard is a solicitor working in the international department, specialising in complex human rights claims and corporate accountability.

Legal expertise

Since joining Leigh Day in 2014, he has worked on a number of cases, including:

  • Claims by Iraqi civilians against the Ministry of Defence; 
  • A claim brought against Shell Petroleum on behalf of 15,000 Nigerian fishermen and women;
  • A claim brought on behalf of 4365 former gold miners who contracted silicosis during their employment on Anglo American mines in South Africa.