Leah Goodhand Senior Paralegal

Speaks:  English

Primary office:  Birmingham

Leah Goodhand

Leah is a Senior Paralegal in the Employment, Labour & Equalities team based in Birmingham.

Leah deals with a range of employment issues and works with a variety of public sector and private sector clients. She regularly helps to progress Employment Tribunal claims involving issues of discrimination, whistleblowing and wrong and unfair dismissal.

Leah's experience also includes supporting clients on matters such as negotiating and preparing settlement agreements and reviewing contracts of employment and company policies.


  • Defending Employment Tribunal claims for a range of public sector and private sector clients including claims for: unfair dismissal, whistleblowing and discriminations claims.
  • Assisting with carrying out a sensitive environmental and cultural review process for a client.
  • Defending County Court claims for clients and brought claims for Clients in the County Court and High Court, including for breaches of employment of contracts.
  • Drafting and reviewing contracts of employment and staff handbooks and policies.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2021

    • Career
      March 2021
      Gowling WLG (UK), Senior Paralegal
  • 2020

    • Career
      November 2020
      Shakespeare Martineau LLP, Claims Handler
  • 2018

    • Career
      August 2018
      DAC Beachcroft, Paralegal
    • Education
      July 2018
      University of Birmingham, LLB Law