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Leila Moran

Senior associate solicitor

Leila Moran is an senior associate solicitor in the employment department.


Leila is a senior associate solicitor in the employment and discrimination department.

Since joining the department Leila has worked on both individual and multi-party employment cases including assisting in claims for over 200 judges bringing direct and indirect discrimination claims against the Ministry of Justice.

What our clients say

Five stars is not enough to properly review the service offered, by Leila Moran from Leigh Day. Leila has been professional, attentive and is extremely knowledgeable.


What people say

"I cannot recommend Leigh Day (and in particular Leila Moran) enough. She helped obtain optimal results on my case, all the while making me feel supported and fully in control of the situation." - Frederica via Trustpilot

"Thank you so much for all of your advice and help in getting this sorted. If any of my friends ever face a similar situation, I will certainly recommend you! I am really happy with the settlement. I'm still pretty angry with my employer, and feel that they put me in an invidious position, but I'm very pleased with what you negotiated on my behalf."

Legal expertise

  • Discrimination because of race, religion, maternity, disability, and sex
  • Unfair dismissal and constructive dismissal
  • Harassment and victimisation
  • Whistleblowing
  • Breach of contract

She has a particular interest and experience in whistleblowing cases, having assisted with two recent cases in the Court of Appeal. She also has specific experience advising about and investigating race discrimination claims.

Leila regularly advises on settlement agreements and assists in negotiating more favourable terms for clients as part of their exit package.

Upon joining Leigh Day in 2013, Leila worked in the clinical negligence department, assisting on a range of claims representing clients with serious physical and psychiatric injuries. Leila completed her training with Kiran Daurka in the employment and discrimination team, qualifying in September 2018.

Leila has a first class degree in Neuroscience and a distinction for both the law conversion course and LPC.


Leila is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and Industrial Law Society. She is a member of the Discrimination Law Association and also volunteers for the Islington Legal Advice Centre.

Leila Moran in the news

Iranian engineer who worked for Sir James Dyson wins religious discrimination and unfair dismissal claim against the company after Sikh manager told her 'I don't like Muslims' Daily Mail 21.9.20

I don’t like Muslims, Dyson manager told engineer Sunday Times 20.9.20

I would like to thank you for providing professional advice and service and that you always were available if I needed. I am so grateful that my settlement agreement is what I expected in my circumstances. I wish you all the best and thanks a million.

Client of Leila Moran