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Leigh Day Blogs

Leigh Day is a law firm practically unique in giving legal advice solely to individuals. The firm’s experience includes fighting for human rights in this country and overseas, claims for compensation for illness and injury as well as employment rights for individuals who may have been discriminated against or not paid what they earned.

Within these teams are experts on a wide range of specific issues and whilst our news section can keep you up to date with our cases and our comments on the news, this blog is intended for longer posts, written by our experts, so that they can give their views on current topics, or those issues which they are dealing with for clients. We hope you find them interesting and that if you do you’ll share them on social media or simply with those you feel may be affected by the issues raised.

Latest blog posts

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Barriers and harmful myths still prevail for LGBTQ+ survivors of abuse

As Pride month draws to a conclusion for another year, Andrew Lord, abuse claims solicitor and Chair of Leigh Day’s LGBTQ+ Committee, looks at the challenges which LGBTQ+ survivors of sexual abuse face when seeking support or reporting their abuse.

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EU Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence: no plans for replication in the UK

Anna Barr and Oliver Holland, from our international department, follow up on their blog on the EU Corporate Due Diligence and Corporate Accountability Directive and express their disappointment that the UK government does not plan to replicate the directive.

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Urgent Action to Eradicate Torture is Needed

On the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, Suzanne Akkawi and Aya Alshekhili from the international department discuss allegations of state complicity in torture and the impact of torture on victims. This blog contains details which some readers might find distressing.