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Jasmine Patel


Jasmine Patel is a solicitor in the employment department.

Jasmine is a solicitor working in the firm’s employment and discrimination team.

She joined the firm in February 2011 after completing her training contract at a multi-disciplinary firm in Watford. She first started working for Leigh Day as a paralegal and is now working as a solicitor for the firm.

I would like to say a massive thank you for your help and support with everything.

Client of Jasmine

What people say

"I am indebted to Jasmine for her outstanding advice and support. Her great professionalism, astute insight and unfailing humanity enabled me to reach a successful settlement at a difficult time with a better result than had initially seemed possible. I was able to trust her throughout and remain immensely grateful to her."

“You have made this process so smooth and kept me focused throughout this very difficult time. You have made this fight possible and I truly feel like I have done everything I could thanks to your support.”

"It was a great pleasure to work with you and I am most grateful for a successful outcome. In addition to your excellent legal skills, you were very supportive and kind in what was a stressful period. You were always thinking of practical solutions and exploring all options. Thank you very much for everything you have done."

“Jasmine helped me to work through numerous very important documents under severe time constraint. She was a delight to work with; very detail oriented yet not losing sight of the bigger picture, always upbeat and in a great mood, very quick in analysing material that was new to her and giving more than outstanding advice. I have worked with numerous lawyers and can compare her qualities very well. Jasmine is a top quality lawyer, it happens rarely to find such a diamond in the legal world.”

“Thanks very much for all the hard work you did for me. It was much appreciated.”

Legal expertise

She has a varied caseload and has worked on cases involving a wide range of issues including maternity and pregnancy discrimination, disability discrimination, sex and race discrimination, unfair dismissal, victimisation and whistleblowing. She is experienced in all stages of litigation from commencement to settlement and she has settled cases for substantial compensation.

She regularly advises on settlement agreements.

She has advised people working in a broad range of sectors, including the civil service, media and legal sectors.

Jasmine graduated from Manchester University in 2005 with a first in Social Anthropology.

Jasmine contributes to the Leigh Day blog; most recently writing a blog about redundancy rights for works who have lost their jobs during the pandemic . She also provides training on employment law to organisations including to the Latin American Women’s Rights Service.


Blog Post
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Employment Coronavirus

Redundancy rights for workers losing their jobs as pandemic takes its toll on the economy

Jasmine Patel discusses the rights of workers facing redundancy as a result of economic difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Blog Post
Older Worried Woman

We need to talk about the menopause

Jasmine Patel discusses the need for employers to factor the menopause into their health and safety agenda.

I also want to take this opportunity to commend Jasmine Patel. She has been conscientious, considerate, thoughtful and very professional in her dealings with this difficult client! She is an asset to her team.

Client of Jasmine