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Leigh Day
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27 Goswell Road
LONDON
EC1M 7AJ
England
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Work Department

International and UK Group Litigation department.

Position

Shazia is a partner in the International and UK Group Litigation department, specialising in large-scale product liability litigation. She is a litigator with over 10 years’ experience and has particular expertise in consumer group actions. Shazia was one of the lead partners on the Volkswagen NOx Emissions Group Litigation, and is currently leading a second group action against the Volkswagen Group.

Career

Qualified at Hodge Jones & Allen in 2010. Solicitor at OH Parsons LLP 2013-2015.  Joined Leigh Day as an Assistant Solicitor in 2015; promoted to Associate Solicitor in 2020, and became a Partner in 2021.

Education

Called to the Bar in 2006; Queen Mother’s Scholarship, issued by Middle Temple. LL.M Commercial Law; LL.B Law (Hons).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Insurance > Product liability: claimant

Leigh Day is an industry leader in matters of collective redress, acting for both individuals and groups. The team is also known for its work with diesel vehicle emissions, medical devices, pharmaceuticals and chemical products. Notably, the team has taken a leading role on the litigation of the ‘dieselgate’ vehicle emissions scandal. Team leader Bozena Michalowska-Howells specialises in complex group litigation, and is joint leader of the UK group action against Volkswagen and VW. Jill Paterson is an accompished personal injury lawyer and a passionate campaigner for consumer and patient rights. Other important names on the team are Thomas Jervis, Shazia Yamin and Thomas Jervis.