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Choir Boys
abuse child abuse Abuse claims

Retired teacher in court accused of sex offences at Salisbury Cathedral School and Oakwood Preparatory School

Retired teacher Piers Le Cheminant has appeared in court charged with sexually assaulting boys at the prestigious Salisbury Cathedral School.

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Carrie Gracie 2020 With Permission
Employment Equal pay

Fawcett Society Equal Pay Advice Service in new partnership with Leigh Day solicitors

The Equal Pay Advice Service, set up thanks to former BBC China Editor Carrie Gracie, has joined forces with law firm Leigh Day in a bid to help more women achieve equality at work.

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Graduation Student
Human rights Mental Health University

Student challenges public body over imbalance in funding for mental health research at universities

A student is challenging the public body which oversees the distribution of funds to universities in the UK.

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Hospital Hallway
Medical negligence Spinal injury

Woman left paraplegic following late diagnosis of spinal haematoma receives six-figure sum

A woman has received a six-figure sum following a clinical negligence claim against an osteopath.

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Photo Of Tim Barry
Personal injury Asbestos and mesothelioma Asbestos claims

Settlement secured for family of former British Rail worker following asbestos-related death

The family of a former British Rail worker who died from asbestos-related cancer, mesothelioma, have been secured a six-figure settlement.

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International International abuse International human rights International litigation

Settlement of claims against Camellia Plc of allegations of serious human rights abuses in Kenya

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Tea Plantation (1)

Leigh Day settles claims against the Camellia Group arising out of rape and other forms of gender-based violence on Malawian tea estates

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Supreme Court pale
International Shell Nigeria

Supreme Court rules that polluted Nigerian communities can sue Royal Dutch Shell in the English courts

The Supreme Court has ruled that two Nigerian communities can bring their legal claims for clean-up and compensation against Royal Dutch Shell Plc and its Nigerian subsidiary in the English courts

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Coroners Court Sign Large
Human rights Inquests Molly Russell

Pre-inquest reviews into the death of Molly Russell

Pre-inquest review hearings into the death of schoolgirl Molly Russell have been told about her significant use of social media and the potential harm it caused her.

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Appliance Fire
Product safety

Hoover Candy tumble dryer safety concerns escalated to Department of Business

Product safety lawyers have written to Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng MP to ask him to urgently intervene over safety concerns about Hoover Candy tumble dryers catching fire.

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Personal injury asbestos Asbestos and mesothelioma Asbestos claims mesothelioma

Settlement secured for family of Sunderland shipwright following his asbestos-related death

The family of a former shipwright from Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, have secured a settlement following his death from the asbestos-related disease, mesothelioma.

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International Criminal Court
Human rights

Pre-Trial Chamber of the ICC finds the Court has jurisdiction to investigate the situation in Palestine

Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association welcomes the judgment published by the International Criminal Court on Friday.