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Bedroom Tax

Latest case could hold the key to the future power of specialist tribunals

The powers of specialist tribunals could be under threat if the government wins its latest appeal

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Immigration G4S

Bail for Immigration Detainees launches legal action to ensure the government holds G4S to account

Legal action launched against UK government over designation of G4S as 'high risk' strategic supplier

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Nigerian villagers vow to take Shell to the UK Supreme Court

Nigerian villagers plan to take Shell to the Supreme Court, after the Court of Appeal rejected their appeal against an earlier High Court ruling which held that there was no case against the English parent company.

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Woman awarded £4.4m after not being made aware of the risk of paralysis from surgery

Multi-million pound settlement for woman who had not given informed consent, as she was not made fully aware of the risks related to the surgery which resulted in her paralysis

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Police

Landmark decision over police liability welcomed by lawyers

Lawyers specialising in police negligence have welcomed a significant judgment over police liability

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Leigh Day launch £4bn equal pay claim against TESCO

Leigh Day launch equal pay claim against supermarket giant TESCO over disparity between store workers and depot workers pay

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Landmark legal challenge to Universal Credit

Law firm Leigh Day has been given permission to take the first judicial review in the High Court over the controversial decision by the Government to implement Universal Credit

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Pinnacle Metal on Metal Hip Litigation: 14 Week Trial now Completed as the Judge Retires to Consider her Verdict

For the last three and a half months the High Court has been hearing evidence in the Pinnacle Metal on Metal Hip Litigation before Mrs Justice Andrews who heard the parties' final submissions on 26 January 2018

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Medical negligence Baby

Boy receives six-figure sum following negligent management of retinopathy of prematurity screening

Client settles medical negligence compensation claim after losing sight in one eye

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Blind justice

Government loses Judges' pensions legal challenge

Employment Appeals Tribunal upholds ruling that the Ministry of Justice had treated and continued to treat claimants 'less favourably than their comparators because of their age'

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Sierra Leone Abuse claims

Landmark High Court case begins over alleged abuses by UK-based mining company in Sierra Leone

A British Judge will travel to Sierra Leone to hear allegations against a mining company, which had its Headquarters in the UK and is accused of complicity in the killing, rape, assault and false imprisonment of workers and villagers in the country

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'Unlawful' closure of Dubs Amendment: permission to appeal granted

Help Refugees has won the right to appeal the Government's decision to relocate only 480 lone refugee children under the Dubs Amendment.