Richard Leiper - 11 King's Bench Walk
Richard Leiper
Areas of practice:
  • Employment Law
11 King's Bench Walk

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Described as “a very skilful advocate with an ability to dismantle opposing witnesses and provide first rate legal analysis of the most complex issues." Legal 500 (2009

Richard has appeared in both in the High Court and Employment Tribunals, up to and including the EAT and Court of Appeal. He has recently been involved in a number of City bonus claims, acting both for the claimant and for the defendant (the large majority of which have been resolved following ADR) and in multiple equal pay claims involving local authorities, the NHS and the private sector. Richard has appeared in the Employment Tribunal and advised on a wide variety of cases, including those concerning discrimination, TUPE and particularly whistleblowing (both within and outside the financial services industry). He has also been involved at all stages in a number of claims concerning confidential information and post-termination restrictions.

In 2008 Richard was awarded Employment Junior of the Year at the Chambers and Partners Bar Awards 2008.

Legal 500 (2009) said of him “It is rare to find a junior with so perfect a combination of talents” and referred to his “bright, well-ordered thinking, exceptional reading of a case and marvellous court presence”.

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