Leila Taleb

Year of call:

2018 (Pupil)

Education:

2013 - Lancaster University / Universitat Trier (1 year Erasmus) - LLB (Hons) European Legal Studies, 2:1

2015 - University of York - MA Applied Human Rights

2018 - University of Law Leeds - BPTC, Very Competent

Career:

2014-16 - Project & Advocacy Manager at JUST Yorkshire (racial justice organisation)

2016-17 - (S)GBV |& Communications consultant at ICLS (intercultural communication and leadership school)

2018-19 - Partnership & Grants Co-ordinator at Bahar Organisation, Turkey/Iraq

2019-20 - UNDP Iraq

2020 - Pupil at Park Square Barristers

Appointments:

2016-present - Trustee/Management Committee member at Anah Project (local domestic violence refuge for BAMER women)

Memberships:

Inner Temple - 2017-present

Awards:

2017-18 - Advocacy Scholarship (Advocacy Scholar), University of Law 2017-18

2017 - New Economics Foundation (NEF) Media Spokesperson Scholarship

During Leila’s first-six months of pupillage, she has observed a number of trials in the Magistrates’ and Crown Court for the defence and prosecution.

She has also assisted her supervisor, Soheil Khan, with drafting applications, skeleton arguments and advices on areas of law, as well as researching and drafting grounds of appeal under his direction.

In addition to a plethora of other interlocutory hearings seen in criminal courts, Leila has seen and been involved in the preparation of a number of private and public law family hearings through her family law supervisor, Martin Todd, other other family law practitioners. These have included dispute resolution appointments, final hearings, finding of fact hearings, issue resolution hearings, contested interim removal hearings and contact arrangement hearings.

Leila has also undertaken to see small claims civil hearings, including on credit hire, RTA and PI (stage 3 hearings).

Contact Leila’s clerks

Business Development Clerk – Andy Reeves on 0113 213 5252

Talia Webster on 0113 202 8609

Joshua Duree on 0113 213 5246

Sonia Kainth on 0113 213 5207

During Leila’s first-six months of pupillage, she has observed a number of trials in the Magistrates’ and Crown Court for the defence and prosecution.

She has also assisted her supervisor, Soheil Khan, with drafting applications, skeleton arguments and advices on areas of law, as well as researching and drafting grounds of appeal under his direction.

In addition to a plethora of other interlocutory hearings seen in criminal courts, Leila has seen and been involved in the preparation of a number of private and public law family hearings through her family law supervisor, Martin Todd, other other family law practitioners. These have included dispute resolution appointments, final hearings, finding of fact hearings, issue resolution hearings, contested interim removal hearings and contact arrangement hearings.

Leila has also undertaken to see small claims civil hearings, including on credit hire, RTA and PI (stage 3 hearings).

Contact Leila’s clerks

Business Development Clerk – Andy Reeves on 0113 213 5252

Talia Webster on 0113 202 8609

Joshua Duree on 0113 213 5246

Sonia Kainth on 0113 213 5207

During Leila’s first-six months of pupillage, she has observed a number of trials in the Magistrates’ and Crown Court for the defence and prosecution.

She has also assisted her supervisor, Soheil Khan, with drafting applications, skeleton arguments and advices on areas of law, as well as researching and drafting grounds of appeal under his direction.

In addition to a plethora of other interlocutory hearings seen in criminal courts, Leila has seen and been involved in the preparation of a number of private and public law family hearings through her family law supervisor, Martin Todd, other other family law practitioners. These have included dispute resolution appointments, final hearings, finding of fact hearings, issue resolution hearings, contested interim removal hearings and contact arrangement hearings.

Leila has also undertaken to see small claims civil hearings, including on credit hire, RTA and PI (stage 3 hearings).

Contact Leila’s clerks

Andrew Thornton on 0113 213 5202

Gina Hawkins on 0113 213 5205

Rebecca Wilson on 0113 213 5203

Hannah Dempsey on 0113 213 5211

Elaine Foster-Morgan on 0113 213 5217

Robyn Nichol on 0113 213 5253

During Leila’s first-six months of pupillage, she has observed a number of trials in the Magistrates’ and Crown Court for the defence and prosecution.

She has also assisted her supervisor, Soheil Khan, with drafting applications, skeleton arguments and advices on areas of law, as well as researching and drafting grounds of appeal under his direction.

In addition to a plethora of other interlocutory hearings seen in criminal courts, Leila has seen and been involved in the preparation of a number of private and public law family hearings through her family law supervisor, Martin Todd, other other family law practitioners. These have included dispute resolution appointments, final hearings, finding of fact hearings, issue resolution hearings, contested interim removal hearings and contact arrangement hearings.

Leila has also undertaken to see small claims civil hearings, including on credit hire, RTA and PI (stage 3 hearings).

Contact Leila’s Clerks

Claudine Cooper on 0113 202 8604

Paul Foster on 0113 213 5209

Arnela Siranovic on 0113 213 5212

During Leila’s first-six months of pupillage, she has observed a number of trials in the Magistrates’ and Crown Court for the defence and prosecution.

She has also assisted her supervisor, Soheil Khan, with drafting applications, skeleton arguments and advices on areas of law, as well as researching and drafting grounds of appeal under his direction.

In addition to a plethora of other interlocutory hearings seen in criminal courts, Leila has seen and been involved in the preparation of a number of private and public law family hearings through her family law supervisor, Martin Todd, other other family law practitioners. These have included dispute resolution appointments, final hearings, finding of fact hearings, issue resolution hearings, contested interim removal hearings and contact arrangement hearings.

Leila has also undertaken to see small claims civil hearings, including on credit hire, RTA and PI (stage 3 hearings).

Contact Leila’s Clerks

Claudine Cooper on 0113 202 8604

Paul Foster on 0113 213 5209

Arnela Siranovic on 0113 213 5212

During Leila’s first-six months of pupillage, she has observed a number of trials in the Magistrates’ and Crown Court for the defence and prosecution.

She has also assisted her supervisor, Soheil Khan, with drafting applications, skeleton arguments and advices on areas of law, as well as researching and drafting grounds of appeal under his direction.

In addition to a plethora of other interlocutory hearings seen in criminal courts, Leila has seen and been involved in the preparation of a number of private and public law family hearings through her family law supervisor, Martin Todd, other other family law practitioners. These have included dispute resolution appointments, final hearings, finding of fact hearings, issue resolution hearings, contested interim removal hearings and contact arrangement hearings.

Leila has also undertaken to see small claims civil hearings, including on credit hire, RTA and PI (stage 3 hearings).

Contact Leila’s Clerks

Madeleine Gray on 0113 202 8603

Patrick Urbina on 0113 213 5250