PGMBM launches MyDieselClaim.com to support those impacted by Dieselgate

My Diesel Claim Advert

In response to the growing number of manufacturers under investigation for diesel emissions fraud, PGMBM has launched a new campaign to support more diesel vehicle drivers than ever before: My Diesel Claim. MyDieselClaim.com will offer all diesel car and van owners the opportunity to claim up to £10,000 for their vehicle manufacturer’s part in the Dieselgate scandal.    Who […]

Sorry, I don’t speak Legalese: Limitation Period

Limitation

What is a limitation period? The limitation period is the time period in which a party can bring a claim. This time commences from when the breach, damage or offence, has occurred. The law on limitation periods in England and Wales is currently set out by the Limitation Act 1980 which sets out the periods […]

Sorry, I don’t speak Legalese: Cause of Action

Cause of action

A cause of action is any event that makes a party liable (defendant) to the claiming party (claimant) for the mentioned cause. The mentioned action is a legal action, such as taking a party to court for infringing your legal rights. This can lead to the party having to pay the suffering party compensation.  A key example of a cause of action is the breach of a purchase […]

An interview with PGMBM’s Eléonore Buisson with Sciences Po

One of PGMBM’s many talented paralegals, Eléonore Buisson, recently graduated with a Masters in Economic Law from the Sciences Po Law School, 2020.  Eléonore has spoken with Sciences Po about her law school experiences, her recruitment into PGMBM and her current role’s responsibilities, as well as her upcoming projects with the firm. “The firm also […]

Uber judgment: Workers’ rights introduction is not enough, according to PGMBM

Uber App for drivers

Following the UK Supreme Court judgment that all Uber drivers must be considered as workers, Uber laid out how its workers’ rights will be used in practice.  According to the new rules, all UK Uber drivers will be ‘guaranteed’ national minimum wage, holiday pay, and a pension scheme. This will impact 70,000 drivers in the UK, but omits Uber Eats.   PGMBM believes that, additionally to these new rules, […]

PGMBM secures £45 million funding partnership with North Wall Capital

International law firm PGMBM and leading European special situations investor North Wall Capital (North Wall) announce a new £45 million funding partnership to support us in the pursuit claims on behalf of consumers wronged by large corporations globally. North Wall’s investment brings the total capital raised to over £100 million and will support the firm […]

UK Supreme Court rules that Uber drivers are officially workers

A Supreme Court decision has ruled that Uber drivers are workers, not third-party contractors. The decision has been labelled as ‘historic’ and could change the future of the gig economy.  As the Supreme Court is the highest court in the England and Wales, Uber will not be able to appeal this decision and drivers will now […]

PGMBM launch challenge to Government’s hotel quarantine policy

In response to the news that the Government would be enforcing a mandatory hotel quarantine policy, PGMBM is preparing to launch a legal challenge to stand up for the human rights of those entering the UK.   We believe that the hotel quarantine policy is unlawful in a number of different respects and should therefore be subject to judicial review.  Tom Goodhead, Barrister and Managing Partner of […]

UK Supreme Court allows appeal in a group litigation involving Shell

In a ground-breaking judgment, the UK Supreme Court allowed an appeal in a group litigation against the oil and gas company Shell plc. The decision will allow 42,500 Nigerian victims to continue their fight for justice in England. Quest for justice Following a hearing held in June 2020, the UK Supreme Court last week allowed […]