Leila Ghahhary

Call To The Bar: 2010


Leila Ghahhary is a Barrister practising in criminal, regulatory, civil and public law. Leila joined Chambers in 2013 following the successful completion of her pupillage in both crime and civil law and she maintains a diverse practice in the above areas.

Leila has wide ranging and extensive experience of Local Government and Regulatory Law. Prior to joining chambers Leila spent 9 years working in house as a Local Government Lawyer. Her past experience and current practice includes, advising and representing local authorities, companies and private individuals, before a range of courts, tribunals and constitutional panels across a multitude of legal areas and issues including:

Public Law
Licensing (Taxi and Premises Licensing)
Trading Standards
Health and Safety
Environmental Protection
Fraud (Including Benefit Fraud)
Anti Social Behaviour
Adult Social Services
Professional Disciplinary

Leila accepts instructions on all types of regulatory and public law areas, her experience is not limited to the above list; it includes providing advice and representation in relation to a number of other areas.  In this regard Leila’s background of experience brings to any case the added advantage of first hand understanding of the wider statutory, public law and corporate issues which are beneficial in a number of areas of law.