Leslie Millin

Call date: 1988
Email: lmillin@elyplace.com
Telephone number: 020 7400 9600

Leslie Millin

Call date: 1988
Email: lmillin@elyplace.com
Telephone number: 020 7400 9600

Thank you so much for representing me in this matter. I feel fortunate to have been represented by you. You have exceeded my expectations.

Claimant represented by Leslie in twenty-one discrimination claims of race, sex and age against an employer.

Thank you very much for today. I feel blessed. I really could not have asked for a better Counsel. Deep gratitude from the bottom of my heart.

Claimant represented by Leslie in discrimination and constructive dismissal claim against an employer

Thank you for all your hard work in this case.

Instructing solicitor in TUPE case where Leslie succeeded on behalf of several Claimants

As you can imagine I have been on cloud nine since last week and have had congratulations from people from all over the place, so many thanks for your representation last week…….. you did an epic job.

Claimant represented by Leslie in an unfair dismissal claim which was remitted back from the EAT to the ET where the Claimant succeeded

Practice areas

 Public & regulatory

Leslie completed her pupillage at a leading commercial set, focussing on employment law, attending employment tribunals whilst still a pupil and acting for several Pro Bono clients. She specialises in all aspects of employment law in the ET, the county Court and the High Court.

In addition to private organisations and individuals, she is instructed by NHS Trusts and Borough Councils both in London and outside. She also specialises in inquests and personal injuries and is a Direct Access barrister listed by the Bar Council.


Leslie specialises in the law on employment, including equality, whistleblowing, unfair dismissal, holiday pay, worker status, breach of contract, restraint of trade and TUPE. She has succeeded in many high value claims, acting on behalf of Claimants but in addition has successfully defended many cases on behalf of Respondents , including private organisations, NHS Trusts and Borough Councils. She is also instructed on large union backed cases. She recently succeeded in a TUPE claim obtaining in excess of £100k for the Claimants and another TUPE claim obtained £72k in compensation. She currently has a discrimination case where the Claimant has a claim in excess of £1million but also represents Claimants who have smaller claims against Respondents.

Leslie is a member of ELAAS and frequently is instructed to appear in the Employment Appeal Tribunal. In December 2019 she was instructed in three appeals in the EAT and earlier in 2019 obtained permission to appeal to the Court of Appeal.

She also drafts documents and advises on employment issues including advising and attending some internal disciplinary proceedings for various organisations.

Her recent cases include:



Costa v ICIUK Legal Claim of unfair dismissal

Witts v Worcs Council
U/D in case remitted from EAT

Boyle & Ors v NMC PLC & Ors
Represented 8 Claimants in TUPE fragmentation claim
Remedies award in excess of £100k

Mr Foster v Eve Taylor (London)Ltd
Defended a claim by self employed person claiming worker status


Ms S Mahbooba v Richard Barca & Ors
Represented the Claimant involving 21 claims of harassment related to protected acts.

Soil Instruments Ltd v Mr King Mason
Committal Application in the High Court QBD
Represented Mr King Mason who was ordered to pay costs only.

AA v Asda Ltd
Harassment claims related to disability

Ms Wysocka v DWHA Ltd
Defended claims of sex and race.


D Byass. V. Consol Partners Ltd
Defended claims of age,race and sex.

Barton v Becks Plumbing
Defended claim of constructive unfair dismissal

Grange(Whitefield). v Mr Joseph
Obtained permission to appeal to the Court of Appeal

Ms Jones. v. Open Age
Claims of unfair dismissal and sex discrimination struck out

Russell v. Inter talent music
Unfair dismissal and remedy hearing

Ms Paersconek v. Szampion Ltd
PH on jurisdiction to ET for hearing

Reported cases 2019:

Mr Adedeji v Birmingham Hospital NHS Trust
EAT on jurisdiction

Digital Communications v Charles Scully
EAT remitted definition of a worker to ET

Ms Mahbooba. v. Wilson Barca LLP
& Ors
EAT on personal injury award in discrimination claim

Public & regulatory


Leslie has specialised in inquests since her pupilage, when she frequently attended the Coroner’s court. She has been led in several reported cases, including in the Court of Appeal and has acquired expertise in this area. She acts for organisations including NHS Trusts but has also represented families.

Represented Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Represented London NW Healthcare NHS Trust
Represented AM deceased and obtained a neglect verdict

Represented DL deceased

Represented the Met Police.

Personal Injury
Instructed in fast track and multi track trials and advises on liability and quantum.


British Academy of Forensic Science, Member of the Executive Council
Gray’s Inn


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