Leonard Wigg

Leonard Wigg

  • Called in 2017

Leonard has a busy and diverse practice with an emphasis on Public Law, Regulatory, Public Inquiries and Personal Injury. He appears before courts and tribunals daily and is a highly experienced and effective trial advocate.

Personal Injury

Leonard is developing a busy personal injury practice. He acts for both Claimants and Defendants in RTAs, employer’s liability, and public liability claims. He has also been instructed in claims based on data breaches and has a particular interest in claims where there are underlying human rights issues.

Public Inquiries

Leonard has extensive public inquiry experience and has worked on the Grenfell Public Inquiry, Brook House Public Inquiry and the Dawn Sturgess Inquiry.

Regulatory & Disciplinary

Leonard is regularly instructed by a regulatory authority in matters before its tribunal. This includes fitness to practise and other matters of regulatory concern.

Leonard also has experience assisting in matters before the Information Commissioner and the Investigatory Powers Tribunal.

Public Law

Leonard is regularly instructed in judicial review claims in the Administrative Court.

He has particular expertise in unlawful detention, human trafficking and asylum claims and has been nominated by the Attorney General to represent the government in the Administrative Court and to advise.

Leonard is also regularly instructed in complex review work on behalf of government departments and has assisted in subject access requests, large duty of candour disclosure exercises, exculpatory reviews, and disclosure to public inquiries.

If you would like to instruct Leonard Wigg or would like help or advice in doing so, please call and talk to our excellent clerking team, led by Chief Executive/Director of Clerking, Paul Cray. Our phone number is +44 (0)20 7583 9241. Alternatively, please email us at chambers@farrarsbuilding.co.uk

For more information about our clerking team, please click here for the clerks page.

Appointments & Memberships

Attorney General’s Junior-Junior Scheme


Education & Qualifications

LLM (Public International Law) (currently studying part-time)
LLB (Hons)
BA (Hons)

Personal Interests

Leonard is an avid guitarist.