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Latest News

News Article
High Court London
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Severely disabled benefits claimants win legal challenge over loss of income caused by move on to Universal Credit

Two severely disabled men known as TP and AR have won yet another legal challenge over the Department of Work and Pensions’ (DWP) failure to provide adequate transitional payments to protect them and others from a cliff-edge loss of income following their move on to Universal Credit (UC).

News Article
Passport
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Nationality and Borders Bill deprivation of citizenship clause at odds with basic constitutional principles

Legal experts have voiced their opinion that new legislation to strengthen powers to deprive British citizens of citizenship is fundamentally at odds with basic and essential common law principles in an opinion prepared on behalf the Good Law Project.

News Article
Offshore Gass
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Campaigners consider appeal as court rules on challenge to Oil and Gas Authority emissions strategy

Environmental campaigners have been vindicated in bringing a challenge to the Oil and Gas Authority’s (OGA) Net Zero Strategy, with the judgment confirming that it is possible for oil companies (including foreign based ones) to profit from the UK’s tax regime, something which the OGA had previously denied. 

Latest Blogs

Blog Post
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Being a good cycling neighbour

Rory McCarron, personal injury solicitor and keen cyclist, discusses the issue of potholes and other road defects and how all cyclists can help each other by reporting them to their local authority.

Blog Post
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Inquests: Barrier to Legal Aid funding removed for bereaved families

Long overdue reform means that more bereaved families will now have access to specialist legal advice when navigating the coronial system. Merry Varney and Caleb Bawdon examine the removal of the means test for Exceptional Case Funding, where it will help and where it falls short.

Blog Post
E Scooter
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E-Scooters: wise up before you hit the road

Jill Paterson explains the law concerning e-scooters and safety risks to consider

Meet the press office team

Profile
Caroline Ivison

Caroline Ivison

Caroline is our head of media relations

Profile
Maxine

Maxine Wolstenholme

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

Profile
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