Joel Leigh specialises in civil fraud and professional negligence claims. His considerable experience covers financial services, partnership, shareholder and sports disputes, often featuring an international element. Joel also acts in high value clinical negligence and fatal accident proceedings.
Joel is a partner acting on civil fraud claims and disputes arising from negligent accountancy, architecture, insurance, legal and financial advice. These claims frequently involve a cross-border element.
Acting on behalf of barristers, solicitors and other professionals, Joel has defended clients in some of the most high profile disciplinary proceedings in recent years. These have included decisions at first instance, on appeal, and before both the Divisional Court and Court of Appeal.
Joel's experience covers banking, construction, partnership, shareholder, trade finance, and corporate and personal insolvency disputes, plus Judicial Review. He additionally acts for amateur and professional athletes, as well as their agents, clubs and employees.
With over 25 years' experience in clinical negligence and fatal accidents, Joel also helps clients in multi-million pound claims.
Joel always aims to achieve a client's objective, whether it's through litigation or an alternative form of dispute resolution. While he tries to resolve disputes quickly for clients, where this isn't possible, Joel works efficiently and economically to achieve the best possible outcome.
He handles complex disputes for clients on a conditional fee basis. He has a thorough understanding of third party funding and litigation insurance, and works with clients to make the process easy and seamless.