Leigh is a specialist employment lawyer who advises employers and employees on all UK HR-related matters, both contentious and non-contentious.
Leigh has advised clients around the world across a wide range of sectors, particularly within education, financial services and manufacturing and is able to advise and represent clients ranging from individuals and start-ups to major corporates, universities and global financial institutions. In addition to providing support on day-to-day HR matters, Leigh has particular experience of advising on redundancy and restructuring exercises and international assignments.
Leigh trained, and qualified in 2001, at Gouldens (now Jones Day). Moving to Hong Kong in 2006, she worked for Simmons & Simmons’ award winning employment law practice for over 3 years during which time she qualified as a solicitor in Hong Kong. On returning to the UK, Leigh joined the Human Resources Practice Group at Eversheds LLP (now Eversheds Sutherland International LLP) where she worked for 5 years.