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Latest News

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Human rights Inquests

Newham Council and Metropolitan Police protection for drive-by shooting victim CJ Davis to be examined by coroner

A coroner has agreed with the mother of teenager CJ Davis that protection given to him by Newham Council and the Metropolitan Police before he was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting in Newham in 2017 should be examined.

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Amazon Courier
Amazon Gig economy Employment

Amazon delivery drivers describe the “pure hell” of working over festive period with 86% claiming Christmas targets put them at risk of harm

Law firm Leigh Day conducted a survey for Amazon delivery drivers, who described their experience working for Amazon as “pure hell”, with “never a spare second to eat or drink”, “having to pee in bottles due to an ever increasing and unmanageable workload”, and being left “financially broken”.

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Lincolnshire Site
Environment Oil Environmental law

Campaigner challenges planning inspector’s decision to allow new oil production in Lincolnshire Wolds AONB

A campaigner has applied for permission to challenge a planning inspector’s decision to allow an oil drilling operation in the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

Latest Blogs

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Ballet (1)
Abuse Human rights Abuse in dance

Abuse in ballet update

Dino Nocivelli calls for an inquiry into allegations of body shaming and other abuse in ballet

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Walking down a hospital corridor
Clinical negligence Medical negligence Birth injury

Two NHS trusts’ different approaches to similar clinical negligence claims

Despina Kavadas compares the personal and economic impact of two NHS trusts’ different approaches to handling clinical negligence claims.

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Easy Read (1)
Human rights

Global Human Rights Day 2023

On Global Human Rights Day, Jamie Beagent who jointly leads the human rights team at Leigh Day, considers the passing of another year which has seen the rights and dignity of individuals, both at home and abroad, continue to face attack from powerful governments and groups.

Meet the press office team

Caroline Ivison

Caroline Ivison

Caroline is our head of communications

Maxine (1)

Maxine Wolstenholme

Maxine works across all Leigh Day departments as a senior media relations manager

Anna Mauremootoo (1)

Anna Mauremootoo

Anna works across all of Leigh Day’s departments as a media relations manager