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

Leila is currently undertaking her pupillage at Park Square Barristers.

Prior to commencing her pupillage, Leila worked as Programme/Donor Reporting Officer at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Erbil, Iraq, and previous to that worked for a Syrian NGO, based between Turkey and Iraq.

Leila has a background in civil society, community advocacy and international development.  She has been invited to deliver speeches, chair panel discussions alongside MPs, MEPs and academics on issues relating to social justice, youth inclusion and equality- whether that be in community spaces or for media outlets.

Leila received training on employment law, the Equalities Act and the impact of racial discrimination on mental health and volunteered as a case manager for employment grievances pertaining to racial discrimination. In addition to various internships, Leila also volunteered at a legal firm in Kenya and for the Yorkshire Tribunal Advocacy Project.

 

Leila is currently undertaking her pupillage at Park Square Barristers.

Prior to commencing her pupillage, Leila worked as Programme/Donor Reporting Officer at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Erbil, Iraq, and previous to that worked for a Syrian NGO, based between Turkey and Iraq.

Leila has a background in civil society, community advocacy and international development.  She has been invited to deliver speeches, chair panel discussions alongside MPs, MEPs and academics on issues relating to social justice, youth inclusion and equality- whether that be in community spaces or for media outlets.

Leila received training on employment law, the Equalities Act and the impact of racial discrimination on mental health and volunteered as a case manager for employment grievances pertaining to racial discrimination. In addition to various internships, Leila also volunteered at a legal firm in Kenya and for the Yorkshire Tribunal Advocacy Project.

Leila is currently undertaking her pupillage at Park Square Barristers.

Prior to commencing her pupillage, Leila worked as Programme/Donor Reporting Officer at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Erbil, Iraq, and previous to that worked for a Syrian NGO, based between Turkey and Iraq.

Leila has a background in civil society, community advocacy and international development.  She has been invited to deliver speeches, chair panel discussions alongside MPs, MEPs and academics on issues relating to social justice, youth inclusion and equality- whether that be in community spaces or for media outlets.

Leila received training on employment law, the Equalities Act and the impact of racial discrimination on mental health and volunteered as a case manager for employment grievances pertaining to racial discrimination. In addition to various internships, Leila also volunteered at a legal firm in Kenya and for the Yorkshire Tribunal Advocacy Project.

Leila is currently undertaking her pupillage at Park Square Barristers.

Prior to commencing her pupillage, Leila worked as Programme/Donor Reporting Officer at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Erbil, Iraq, and previous to that worked for a Syrian NGO, based between Turkey and Iraq.

Leila has a background in civil society, community advocacy and international development.  She has been invited to deliver speeches, chair panel discussions alongside MPs, MEPs and academics on issues relating to social justice, youth inclusion and equality- whether that be in community spaces or for media outlets.

Leila received training on employment law, the Equalities Act and the impact of racial discrimination on mental health and volunteered as a case manager for employment grievances pertaining to racial discrimination. In addition to various internships, Leila also volunteered at a legal firm in Kenya and for the Yorkshire Tribunal Advocacy Project.

Leila is currently undertaking her pupillage at Park Square Barristers.

Prior to commencing her pupillage, Leila worked as Programme/Donor Reporting Officer at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Erbil, Iraq, and previous to that worked for a Syrian NGO, based between Turkey and Iraq.

Leila has a background in civil society, community advocacy and international development.  She has been invited to deliver speeches, chair panel discussions alongside MPs, MEPs and academics on issues relating to social justice, youth inclusion and equality- whether that be in community spaces or for media outlets.

Leila received training on employment law, the Equalities Act and the impact of racial discrimination on mental health and volunteered as a case manager for employment grievances pertaining to racial discrimination. In addition to various internships, Leila also volunteered at a legal firm in Kenya and for the Yorkshire Tribunal Advocacy Project.

Leila is currently undertaking her pupillage at Park Square Barristers.

Prior to commencing her pupillage, Leila worked as Programme/Donor Reporting Officer at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Erbil, Iraq, and previous to that worked for a Syrian NGO, based between Turkey and Iraq.

Leila has a background in civil society, community advocacy and international development.  She has been invited to deliver speeches, chair panel discussions alongside MPs, MEPs and academics on issues relating to social justice, youth inclusion and equality- whether that be in community spaces or for media outlets.

Leila received training on employment law, the Equalities Act and the impact of racial discrimination on mental health and volunteered as a case manager for employment grievances pertaining to racial discrimination. In addition to various internships, Leila also volunteered at a legal firm in Kenya and for the Yorkshire Tribunal Advocacy Project.