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Court of Appeal Discrimination

Government to defend discriminatory rental scheme in constitutionally important Court of Appeal case

Leigh Day is representing the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants in an important challenge to the Home Office

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Regulatory and disciplinary Insurance

Research suggests less than half of law firms have insurance cover for regulatory defence costs

Research commissioned by Leigh Day found that less than 50% of participating law firms have sufficient insurance cover

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Data protection and privacy Dixons Carphone

Information lawyer welcomes Dixons Carphone £500,000 fine following massive data breach

Privacy breach lawyers say Dixons Carphone hack could lead to large number of claims

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Amerisur International

​Colombian farmers secure freezing injunction against oil giant Amerisur

A group of Colombian campesinos have secured an urgent interim freezing injunction against oil company Amerisur Resources Plc.

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BIA-ALCL Breast implants

Lawyer for women with breast implant-related cancer calls for complete UK ban on textured implants

Textured breast implants that have been linked to a rare cancer known as breast implant associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) should be banned in the UK, a product safety solicitor has argued.

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Personal injury Legionnaire's disease

Five-day-old baby suspected of contracting Legionnaire's disease at Dolphin Square apartments

A five-day-old baby is believed to be one of the victims of a recent outbreak of Legionnaire's disease at the Dolphin Square apartment block in central London.

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Asbestos and mesothelioma mesothelioma Witness appeal

Family of former South London factory floor worker appeals for information following asbestos-related death

The family of a former factory floor worker at Samuel Jones & Co Ltd in Camberwell, who died aged 85 from mesothelioma, are appealing for other workers to come forward with more information.

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Jodey Whiting
Inquests DWP Universal Credit

Family of Jodey Whiting seek fresh inquest into her death to examine role played by DWP

The family of Jodey Whiting have written to the Attorney General to request his consent to apply to the High Court for a fresh inquest into her death to examine role played by DWP

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Chris Packham
HS2 Environmental law

​Chris Packham welcomes Lord Berkeley's review of HS2

Chris Packham CBE has welcomed the report published today by Lord Berkeley, former Deputy Chair of the Oakervee Panel, which concludes that HS2 is not good for the environment.

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Contaminated blood Product safety

​New evidence in contaminated blood scandal suggests safe blood products could have been sourced from Scotland

Lawyer for victims of contaminated blood scandal expresses shock at reports of new evidence suggesting NHS in England could have sought help from Scotland in producing blood products

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Food safety Allergic Reaction

Lawyer for woman who suffered severe allergic reaction welcomes £23,000 fine

Lawyer welcomes fine imposed by Hertfordshire Trading Standards after woman suffers a severe allergic reaction after work Christmas party