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Dan Leader

Leigh Day lawyers
Daniel Leader is a Barrister and Partner in the International Department of Leigh Day and specialises in international claims, group actions, environmental and human rights law.

Over the past 25 years Leigh Day has been involved in ground breaking cases on behalf of victims from the developing world who have sought redress for human rights abuses committed by British companies. The firm has represented claimants from Nigeria, Mozambique, South Africa, Kenya, Colombia, Peru, Bangladesh, Iraq and the Ivory Coast. Many of Leigh Day cases have reached the higher courts and set new precedents in English law for cross-jurisdictional litigation. Dan is currently instructed in four group actions against various British multinational corporations.

Dan was educated at Oxford University where he gained a first class degree and has an LLM in international law from UCL. In 2001 he was awarded the Bar Council's Sydney Elland Goldsmith award for his contribution to pro bono work in Africa. He was an external member of the Government Steering Board which oversees the implementation of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises from 2015-17.

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Wednesday, November 28

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