Who? Liz Dux, 47, group personal injury litigation partner at national firm Russell Jones & Walker, part of Slater & Gordon Lawyers, the world’s first listed law firm.
Why is she in the news? She is acting for more than 50 victims of the late DJ and TV presenter Jimmy Savile, who a police investigation has revealed was a serial sex abuser over several decades. She is also representing victims who have come forward alleging abuse by other celebrities during the 1960s and 1970s.