Tag: Leigh Day

Clifford Chance comes top in Stonewall LGBTQ+ rankings

100-strong list features 11 law firms

Feb 17 2023 8:49am

14 law firms named on LGBTQ+ employer list

Stonewall rankings recognise businesses efforts to create inclusive workplaces

Feb 23 2022 11:39am

Genocide and torture to be cut from controversial new bill aimed at limiting prosecution of overseas soldiers

Johnny Mercer MP quits over government’s failure to include protections for troops who fought in Northern Ireland

Apr 22 2021 11:06am

Private members club frequented by top judges and QCs faces legal action over men-only policy

Businesswoman Emily Bendell instructs Leigh Day to seek injunction stopping Garrick Club from operating ‘discriminatory’ policy

Sep 9 2020 1:53pm

14 law firms named in LGBT top 100 employer list

Newcastle City Council takes top spot

Jan 30 2020 6:58am

Leigh Day advertises specifically for black aspiring lawyers

Postive recruitment action for a 'time-limited period', says firm

Sep 18 2019 3:45pm

Leigh Day junior lawyer apologises after suspension for ‘sarcastic’ Hitler tweet

Ex-Labour council candidate Aman Thakar appeared on BBC's Tory leadership debate

Jun 20 2019 11:15am

Ex-army MP calls Leigh Day chief ‘dishonest’, claiming he has ‘completely destroyed’ lives of British soldiers

Tense committee session pits Iraq torture lawyer against parliamentarians

Jan 9 2019 3:25pm

SRA spent £3.1 million on failed Leigh Day case — here’s what it could have bought instead

Yacht, private island or a seemingly endless supply of Nando's?

Dec 13 2018 3:17pm
Leigh Day soldiers solicitors

SRA loses High Court appeal over failed Leigh Day prosecution

Two partners and junior solicitor previously cleared of wrongdoing in Iraqi torture case

Oct 19 2018 2:32pm

Allen & Overy’s gender pay gap is 27%

Second magic circle firm to release data, as Irwin Mitchell and Leigh Day unveil far smaller figures

Mar 12 2018 1:11pm

High Court showdown on the cards as SRA confirms Leigh Day tribunal appeal

Two partners and junior solicitor previously cleared in Iraqi torture case

Feb 8 2018 12:49pm

SRA will not have to pay Leigh Day’s multi-million pound legal bill, tribunal rules

Two partners and a junior solicitor were cleared of wrongdoing earlier this year

Dec 15 2017 11:10am

Full Leigh Day judgment revealed: Firm’s solicitors not ‘people who put financial advantage above professional duty’

But partner Martyn Day not ‘a credible, honest or convincing witness’, one tribunal member says

Sep 27 2017 10:36am

Previously-suspended Leigh Day paralegals have resigned during Grenfell Tower poster investigation

Legal Cheek comments love continues to role in for embattled rookies

Jul 12 2017 2:08pm

The standard of proof in solicitor AND barrister disciplinary hearings should be lowered, says SRA

Days after Leigh Day lawyers cleared on 19 misconduct charges

Jun 13 2017 11:00am

Lawyers rush to defend Leigh Day after solicitors cleared of 19 misconduct charges

One said it was ‘a shameful political witchhunt’

Jun 12 2017 12:49pm

Iraq torture case: Leigh Day cleared of ALL misconduct following longest solicitor disciplinary tribunal in history

Two partners and a junior solicitor faced charges including pursuing false claims against British troops

Jun 9 2017 4:55pm