Leigh Day blogs 2022
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The EU Human Rights Due Diligence Directive: a welcome step forward
Rose Ashwood and Louise Pech, from our international team, discuss the recent publication of the EU’s draft proposals to introduce EU-wide mandatory human rights due diligence legislation and its implications for individuals.
Cricket highlights concerns overlooked by IICSA about sexual abuse in sport
Child sexual abuse can take place in any sphere of life and yet one area that has not been considered fully by the Independent Inquiry into Childhood Sexual Abuse (IICSA) is abuse in sport.
UK Athletics review of all abuse cases is overdue but welcome
Solicitor specialising in representing survivors of abuse in sport, Dino Nocivelli, welcomes announcement by UK Athletics on historical abuse cases
Lord Ahmed should have his title removed after being convicted of child abuse
Dino Nocivelli explains why a peer convicted of child abuse should be stripped of his title.
Does Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse report on residential schools go far enough?
Associate solicitor Andrew Lord considers whether the latest report from the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse will bring about change to combat sexual violence and harassment in schools.
Chelsea Football Club racist abuse cases settlement
Dino Nocivelli explains the legal grounds and significance of football giants Chelsea’s settlement of claims of racist abuse by former coaching staff.
Safeguarding risks remain for children who take part in acting, ballet and wrestling – these gaps must be closed
Dino Nocivelli, partner specialising in representing survivors of child sexual abuse, welcomes forthcoming changes to position of trust laws but argues that gaps remain which put children at risk of sexual abuse
Advice for avoiding injury on your skiing holiday
Personal injury lawyer Caitlin Dunn and travel claims partner Clare Campbell provide their top tips for avoiding accidents while on a winter sport holiday, and legal advice to be aware of if you are injured abroad.
Toxic chemicals four times the legal limit found in drinking water in Cambridgeshire
Jennifer Ellis and Jessica Harrison explain why residents experiencing health problems as a result of consuming the contaminated water may be entitled to compensation.
Forced labour in UK companies’ supply chains: is a UK due diligence law the answer?
Oliver Holland and Ella Cornish discuss what the UK can do to catch up with global moves to halt the import of goods manufactured by the use of forced labour.
What now for maternity safety investigations?
Lily Hedgman considers the impact on maternity safety investigations of a reported bullying scandal at the Health and Safety Investigation Branch