Leslie is a top-quality counsel who has exceptional skills. Fearless in front of the tribunal, not shying away from taking difficult points.Legal 500 2023
Leslie completed her pupillage at a leading commercial set, focusing on employment law, attending employment tribunals whilst still a pupil and acting for several Pro Bono clients. She specialises in all aspects of employment law both in London and outside, in the ET, the County Court and the High Court.
In addition to private organisations and individuals, she is instructed for and against NHS Trusts and Borough Councils and high-profile commercial entities (including financial services providers). She also specialises in inquests and personal injuries and is a Direct Access barrister listed by the Bar Council.
Leslie has specialised in employment law since pupillage. She represents both employer and employee in claims including discrimination, unfair dismissal, whistle blowing, TUPE, redundancy, holiday pay and breach of contract and restraint of trade (including a committal in the High Court which she successfully defended). She also specialises in discrimination claims which include psychiatric injury using her personal injury experience.
She is currently involved in several cases which have arisen because of Covid and in March 2021, succeeded in a case in the Employment Tribunal, representing a Claimant who was found to have been unfairly dismissed in circumstances which involved furlough and contracts.
Leslie has also successfully been involved in several employment cases where mediation has taken place and in November 2020 obtained settlement for three clients involved in a consolidated claim which was suggested after a jurisdiction preliminary hearing where she acted on behalf of the three clients in separate claims
Leslie also deals with EAT appeals where she is often instructed at the appeal stage and is a member of ELAAS.
Recent successes include:
Mr J Samuels v Claritum
Ms M Szalkowska v HC One Ltd
Mr G Innamorato v London Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Ms D Radovic v London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham
Leslie has specialised in inquests since her pupilage, when she frequently attended the Coroner’s court. She has been led in several reported cases, including in the Court of Appeal and has acquired expertise in this area. She acts for organisations including NHS Trusts but has also represented families.
Examples of recent inquests include
Leslie drafts documents and advises on employment issues including advising and attending some internal disciplinary proceedings for various organisations.
Instructed in fast track and multi track trials and advises on liability and quantum.
Mr James Samuels v Claritum
Malgorzata Szalkowska v HC ONE Ltd
Whistleblowing & Unfair Dismissal
Ms Rybanska v AA
TUPE & Unfair dismissal
Mr Astley v AA
Mrs Kane v AA
Mr Richard Proctor v 1. Warwick Estates 2. Verto HR
Mr Usiade v Royal Borough of Greenwich
Ms Agatha Ovonlen - Jones v Royal Brompton Hospital
Disability discrimination/Race discrimination/Unfair dismissal
Conduit v Rosalind Hill Chapel
Walters v YMCA St Pauls
Mr Z Huang v China Unicom (Europe) Operations Ltd
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British Academy of Forensic Science, Member of the Executive Council
Employment Lawyers Association
Employment Law Bar Association
Personal Injury Bar Association
Legal 500 – Ranked Tier 4 – Leading Junior in Employment
‘Personal and methodical – working with Leslie is very easy.’ Legal 500, 2024
‘Leslie has exceptional skills and is a top-quality counsel. She has an excellent empathetic manner with her own clients and witnesses, and is clearly capable of bringing the best out of them; and she is fearless in front of the tribunal, not shying away from taking the difficult points.‘ Legal 500, 2023