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This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
Leigh Day & Co is taking up the cases of 40 lung-cancer victims on a "no win, no fee" basis, following the Legal Aid Board's refusal to provide legal aid in July. In Britain's first group action funded by a conditional fee arrangement, the victims seek to sue two tobacco firms - Imperial Tobacco and Gallahers - alleging failure to comply with their duty to minimise risk by reducing tar when it emerged that tar contributed to causing cancer. Martyn Day, joint senior partner at the firm, said he estimated that his legal team - including Dan Brennan QC, president of the Personal Injury Bar Association, and Professor Mark Mildred, of Nottingham Law School - stood to lose about £3m in fees if the claims failed.