Leila Taleb secures suspended sentence for theft of vase worth £150k

Leila Taleb represented a woman with dynamic psychiatric difficulties, who stole a vase worth £150,000 from Harewood House. Ms Taleb mitigated and advanced the argument that Ms Connors had been let down by the system and had been in a cycle of non-compliance with her medication but was now engaging

Leila Taleb appointed as Inclusion & Diversity panel member for Rugby Football Union

Leila Taleb has been appointed as one of 11 Inclusion and Diversity panel members for Rugby Football Union to hear all disciplinary cases relating to both on and off-field rugby matters, which involve allegations of discriminatory behaviour. Leila has a professional disciplinary/regulatory law practice and started to play Touch rugby when she lived in the […]

Employment Webinar – Less Favourable Treatment

Leila Taleb discusses the case of Earl Shilton Town Council v Miller. Make shift gender neutral toilets: The co-existence of ‘less favourable treatment’ for men and women in direct sex discrimination.

Forced Marriage Protection Orders: honouring the synergy between local authority and police – article by Leila Taleb

Forced Marriage (FM) has been a criminal offence since the introduction of the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014. Despite the passing of 8 years, difficulties remain in terms of enforcement, reporting and safeguarding. This form of so-called ‘honour’-based violence can form part of a wider pattern of emotional abuse or can be part […]