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We are a unique law firm working for people in the United Kingdom, and across the globe, who have been injured, discriminated against or had their human rights abused.

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Human rights Emissions emissions trading scheme carbon emissions Judicial review

Judicial review hearing over carbon emissions levels permitted under UK’s new emissions trading scheme

A judicial review hearing will be held on Wednesday 14 April and Thursday 15 April 2021 over the volume of carbon emissions permitted and the exclusion of waste incinerators from the UK’s new emissions trading scheme.  

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Ian Paterson Surgical negligence breast surgery

Victims of Ian Paterson blocked from full access to justice

It has been reported that a deal struck in 2017 prevents victims of breast surgeon Ian Paterson using the 40 law firms involved in the original compensation claims because they have been blocked from bringing further claims against Spire Healthcare for 20 years.

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Medical negligence Inquests

Inquest finds failure to appreciate sickle cell crisis symptoms in the death of 21-year-old Evan Nathan Smith

An inquest into the death of Evan Nathan Smith, 21, from Walthamstow, has concluded that his death was the consequence of a sickle cell crisis in a patient with biliary infection.

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How we have helped others

Client Story
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Food safety Allergic Reaction Food allergies

Food safety - Natasha's story

Natasha died after eating a sandwich baguette from Pret a Manger and suffering an allergic reaction while on a British Airways flight, her parents' legal fight led to 'Natasha's law' which changed food labelling laws

Client Story
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Road safety Brain injury

Road injury - Ben's story

Ben suffered a devastating brain injury after the car he was being driven in left the motorway and hit a tree. His parents describe the help they received from Leigh Day partner Harminder Bains.

Case Study
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Corporate accountability Environment Shell Nigeria Pollution

Shell - Bodo

Leigh Day took the case of the Bodo villagers to the High Court in London, four months before the case was due to go to trial, Shell agreed a landmark settlement for £55 million

Why work with us

£1bn of compensation

We have been representing individuals in the legal claims against government and large corporations for over 30 years. In that time we have recovered over £1bn in compensation on behalf of our clients.

UK's leading experts

Our teams are regarded as amongst the best in the legal sector across all the areas of law. This expertise, from thousands of legal claims, enables us to tackle the most complex and challenging legal cases

Ranked number one

The firm is ranked in Band 1 in the independent legal directories Chambers and Partners and Top Tier in the Legal 500 for personal injury, medical negligence, human rights, employment and consumer law - we are recognised as one of the leading law firms in the UK across all that we do