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Future regulation of medical devices must put patient safety first
Chris Connor and Tresa Joseph from the product safety and consumer law team discuss Leigh Day’s submission to the MHRA’s consultation on the future regulation of medical devices in the UK.
Health and Safety Executive workplace injury statistics 2020-2021
Occupational Injury Partner, Ross Whalley, analyses HSE’s recent publication on workplace injury.
Company representatives indicted in Sweden for complicity in war crimes in Sudan
Sandra Boye-Clarkson discusses a Swedish case that could set an important precedent for company representatives’ liability for grave breaches of international law.
Kenyan independence: a paper tiger against digital colonialism?
For Kenyan Independence (Jamhuri) Day on 12 December, paralegal Nick Queffurus discusses the history of Kenya’s digital democracy and how recent legal developments could offer protection to Kenyans who suffer online harm at the hands of tech giants.
The children’s social care system must be fixed to protect other children like Arthur
In recent weeks the media has reported extensively on the horrific murder of six-year-old Arthur Labinjo-Hughes, and questions have been raised about the safeguarding systems for children. Alison Millar, head of the abuse claims team at Leigh Day, discusses the broken system in which social workers and other professionals responsible for safeguarding children are operating.
Supreme Court judgment confirms the importance of collective bargaining
Paige Jones discusses the recent Supreme Court judgment in Kostal UK Ltd v Dunkley & Ors  UKSC 47
The ABI Bill – What do we know?
The Acquired Brain Injury Bill, or ‘ABI Bill’ is receiving its second reading in the House of Commons on 3 December 2021. The ABI Bill has been drafted for the purpose of meeting the living and care requirements of people with an ABI.
What did we learn from COP26 and what comes next?
Katharina Theil, solicitor and Sarah Gibbons, paralegal both in the international team, discuss key commitments made at the recent UN Climate Change Conference, what comes next and what role corporations have to play in helping challenge climate change.
What can COVID-19 tell us about men’s health?
At the end of our Movember blog series, clinical negligence solicitor Amy Cassar-Pullicino reflects on COVID-19 in the context of the wider issue of men’s health.
TV and film sets: Health and safety is still paramount despite the glitz and glamour
The recent tragic death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the film set for Rust has brought into focus the issue of occupational health and safety on film and TV sets. Personal injury partner Ross Whalley, who specialises in health and safety cases, discusses the issue.
Why the EU’s block on the UK’s accession to the Lugano Convention harms human rights
Dan Leader and Louise Pech, from the international department, discuss the impact that blocking the UK accession to the Lugano Convention has on getting redress for serious human rights and environmental abuses.