Leila Taleb

Year of call:

2018

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

2021 - Tenant at Park Square Barristers

2021 - Level 1 Prosecutor

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

Languages:

German (Basic)

Leila has a burgeoning public & regulatory practice and is keen to expand this area of her practice.

Leila has recently represented police authorities in interim and substantive applications for Sexual Harm Prevention Orders and Anti-Social Behaviour Order Injunctions in the Magistrates’ and Youth courts. Her dynamic and approachable nature means that she is adept at building and maintaining a good rapport with professional and lay clients, as well as witnesses.

Leila is currently instructed to prosecute a five-handed trial arising from a breach of Covid-19 regulations.

She has recently represented the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) on applications for Interim Suspension Orders and/or reviews of Interim Suspension Orders.

Leila has also advised on Covid-19 health regulations used by the police throughout periods of lockdown. She has also been involved in the review of appeals submitted to Ofqual (non-ministerial government department) regarding GCSE and A level qualification results awarded during lockdown periods.