Michelle specialises in food safety, faulty products, inquests, corporate accountability and multi-party actions.
Michelle represented the family of Natasha Ednan-Laperouse at the inquest into her death after eating a Pret a Manger sandwich on a BA flight from London to Nice in July 2016 and works closely with the Anaphylaxis campaign, to raise awareness with the #expectitssafe campaign for allergy sufferers in the UK.
Michelle also has specialist expertise in food poisoning claims and has successfully pursued legal action against tour operators Thompson Holidays, as well as claims that have arisen out of what is believed to be one of the UK’s largest outbreaks of food poisoning.
Michelle also acts for a number of women who suffered a severe adverse reaction after using hair dye products containing para-phenlenediamine (PPD) and various cosmetic claims.
Trained Anthony Hodari; qualified June 2000; Russell Jones & Walker, 2001-2011; joined Leigh Day 2011; made partner in April 2013
Co-ordinator of APIL’s product liability special interest group.