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Protection for patients in private healthcare, long overdue
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • May 8 2018

At last the government is taking action over the poor protection given to patients who use the private sector. Following a recent CQC report following


Protection for patients in private healthcare, long overdue
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • May 8 2018

At last the government is taking action over the poor protection given to patients who use the private sector. As a result of a recent CQC report


Court of Appeal grants permission for CAAT to appeal lawfulness of arms sales to Saudi Arabia
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • May 4 2018

Two Court of Appeal judges, Lord Justice Irwin and Lord Justice Flaux, have today granted permission for Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) to appeal


What are the implications of a recent decision, Jesner v Arab Bank, in the US Supreme Court?
  • Leigh Day
  • USA, United Kingdom
  • May 2 2018

Last week, the US Supreme Court decided (in a 5-4 split) that the “Alien Tort Statute” cannot be used to sue foreign corporations for egregious human


Landmark legal challenge as mining companies seek to overturn Scottish fracking ban
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • April 30 2018

Friends of the Earth Scotland (FoE Scotland) has been granted permission to intervene in legal attempts by major mining companies to overturn the


An important Brexit silver lining: the UK commits to align with EU rules on clinical trials
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • April 27 2018

Currently, under the Clinical Trials Directive (“CTD”), the sponsor had to submit separate clinical trial applications for multinational study to the


First legal challenge begins over plans to restructure NHS services
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • April 24 2018

A campaign group is challenging the legality of the government’s scheme to restructure the NHS in the first High Court hearing on the controversial


Senior civil servant wins employment case against the Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • April 23 2018

A senior civil servant, who was subjected to an aggressive press campaign to damage his reputation, has won his employment claim against the


Academy plans for a Newham school put on hold as parents are granted a judical review into the decision
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • April 20 2018

Parents who oppose the conversion of their children’s school in Newham, London to an academy as part of a multi-academy trust have been granted


Betrayal of the 'Windrush generation'
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • April 20 2018

As the heads of the Commonwealth continue their meeting in London today, public anger over how the UK Government has treated many of those who came to