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Latest News

News Article
Equal Pay
Equal Pay Now Employment Workers rights

Every little helps: how equal value claims are addressing unequal pay in the workplace

Earlier today employment partner Emma Satyamurti was a guest on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour discussing the importance of pay and benefits in achieving equality. Here, she looks at the role Leigh Day’s Equal Pay Now campaign is playing in addressing the balance.

News Article
Mining Dusk Mine Shaft
Mining Human rights Human rights abuses sexual abuse Petra Diamond

Settlement agreed with Petra Diamonds Ltd for alleged victims of sexual abuse

A settlement has been reached on behalf of 25 claimants, represented by law firm Leigh Day, who alleged that they suffered serious human rights abuses, including sexual abuse, by security personnel at the Williamson Diamonds Mine in Tanzania.

News Article
Cameron Mitchell (1)
personal indpendence payment Hospital stay

Cameron Mitchell launches court challenge to loss of Personal Independence Benefit payments after 28 days in hospital

A severely disabled young man is applying for judicial review of a rule which halted payment of his welfare benefit after he had been in hospital for more than four weeks.

Latest Blogs

Blog Post
Afghanistan Taliban International Day of the Girl Afghan women Afghan girls United Nations

Afghan women and girls losing decades of hard-fought progress

In the month of the United Nations International Day of the Girl Child, Claire Powell looks at the prospects for women and girls in Afghanistan following the Taliban’s return to power.

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Group Of Teenage Girls
International Day of the Girl Child Period poverty

The impact of period poverty in the UK and around the world

A week on from International Day of the Girl Child Liberty Bridge and Sami Freeze from the international department look to how lack of access to sanitary products is affecting access to education for girls around the globe

Blog Post
Amazon Courier
Amazon Employment rights Gig Economy Drivers

Overworked and underpaid: what its really like to deliver for Amazon

Amazon proudly calls the drivers distributing their parcels ‘delivery heroes’, but is the trillion-dollar company treating them accordingly? Here, Bill Lightfoot*, explains what its really like to deliver for Amazon.

Meet the press office team

Caroline Ivison

Caroline Ivison

Caroline is our head of media relations


Maxine Wolstenholme

Maxine works across all Leigh Day departments as a media relations manager

Anna Mauremootoo

Anna Mauremootoo

Anna is an experienced PR professional and is focused upon the many group claims the firm is taking in equal pay