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International team head explains what works in field of corporate accountability
Leigh Day partner Richard Meeran shared his expertise as a pioneering multinational human rights abuse lawyer at the 2020 key UN forum on the issue this week.
Disabled student wins right to be considered for universal credit
A disabled woman has won her legal claim for the right to be considered for universal credit while she is studying at university.
Sleeping pill warning to pregnant women
Women are being warned of the dangers of taking sleeping pill Modafinil (Provigil) during pregnancy
Campaign group seek to appeal judgment on changes to planning law
Campaign group will seek permission to appeal a High Court decision handed down today which turned down the group's application for judicial review of the sweeping changes to planning laws introduced by the Government
Campaign to have Cygnus report published is successful
A six-month campaign led by an NHS doctor to have the full report into a pandemic preparation exercise published has successfully forced the Health Secretary to disclose Public Health England's Cygnus report.
Judicial review hearing in legal case against Surrey oil well
A judicial review hearing for a Surrey resident's claim against the decision to allow oil wells on green belt farmland near to her home will be held on Tuesday, 17 November and Wednesday, 18 November, 2020.
Inquest into the deaths of Richard Smith, Kevin Branton, Audrey Cook, Maureen Cook, John Cook – Beko Gas Cookers
An inquest into the deaths of Richard Smith, Kevin Branton, Audrey Cook, Maureen Cook and John Cook is due to begin today.
VW faces new allegations about second cheat device
Lawyers suing VW over car emissions cheat software have been given permission to bring evidence that the fix the company put in place was in fact another cheat device.
Baby died seven hours after birth following delayed delivery
A woman has received a settlement after the incorrect reading of her unborn baby's heart rate led to his death seven hours after delivery.
Settlement of claim for abuse at Methodist boarding school
A man has settled a claim against Methodist Independent Schools Trust (MIST) following sexual abuse he experienced at its boarding school in Devon.
Bus driver receives settlement following road traffic incident
A Leeds-based bus driver who was seriously injured in an unusual road traffic incident has received a settlement for the injuries he sustained.