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Court of Appeal to hear Nigerian villagers' pollution claims against Shell

The Court of Appeal begins hearing an appeal on behalf of over 40,000 villagers from the Niger Delta in the latest stage of their legal battle against the oil giant Shell

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Employment Tribunal case against Deliveroo will not be impacted by 'disappointing' CAC outcome

​Solicitors representing Deliveroo riders in their fight for workers' rights have confirmed that their Employment Tribunal case against the food delivery company will not be impacted by the ruling in favour of Deliveroo by the Central Arbitration Committee (CAC) yesterday.

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Parents seek 'full and fearless' inquest into death of daughter

The parents of Colette McCulloch are taking legal action in their fight to secure a wider inquest into their daughter's death and to request the case be transferred to a different coroner.

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Lawyer for alleged abuse survivors at Hill End Adolescent Unit welcomes police investigation

Solicitor for alleged survivors of abuse at former adolescent unit welcomes announcement that police are investigating the allegations

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Campaigners launch judicial review against NHS England

A national campaign group, represented by a health activist from West Yorkshire, has launched judicial review proceedings against NHS England in relation to Accountable Care Organisation contracts that could threaten patient safety standards and restrict patients' access to treatments.

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Gym Group may have 'questions to answer' says employment lawyer

Lawyers from 'gig economy' specialists Leigh Day have said that the fitness chain The Gym Group may have legal questions to answer in regard to the contracts they offer personal trainers

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Deliveroo riders take first step in legal challenge for employment rights

Law firm Leigh Day have confirmed that they have issued legal claims on behalf of 45 Deliveroo riders to the Employment Tribunal.

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Glencore subsidiary in UK High Court battle over human rights abuse claims in Peru

Villagers from Peru will attend the High Court in London on 30 October 2017 at the start of a 10-day legal hearing involving claims being brought by 22 Peruvians.

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Judicial review hearing on Haringey Development Vehicle decision

A judicial review of Haringey Borough Council's decision to establish the Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV) will be heard at the High Court on 25 and 26 October 2017.

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Uncertainty on clinical trial regulation for UK following Brexit

Clinical trial regulation in Britain may be out of line with the rest of Europe after Brexit as a result of a decision to postpone the implementation of new European Union clinical trials regulations.

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Whistleblowing charity supports district judge in Court of Appeal case against MoJ

Public Concern at Work, a charity and legal advice centre which supports the rights of whistle-blowers and helps organisations implement effective whistleblowing arrangements, will be intervening in support of judge Claire Gilham at the Court of Appeal on 18 and 19 October 2017.

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Lawyers investigate potential legal action over Mercedes Benz airbags following recall

Lawyers have revealed that they are acting in cases possibly linked to a recall by Mercedes-Benz of over 400,000 cars in the UK over concerns in relation to air bags