Philip McLeish

Call: 2003

Specialist in

Direct Access


Philip McLeish has extensive experience across a wide range of fields in public and civil law, although his practice at present revolves predominantly around housing, homelessness, community care and property law. He enjoys thinking, and relishes cases requiring complex legal analysis, or opportunities for novel or lateral solutions. He has an easy manner with everyone, and is very experienced in dealing sensitively with clients lacking capacity or suffering mental distress.


BVC (Very Competent); MA Birmingham; BA (Hons) York (1st)

Professional Memberships



German – Fluent; French – reasonable; Spanish- rudimentary

B v A [2007] IRLR 576

This case concerned acts of sexual harassment prior to the coming into force of the Employment Equality (Sex Discrimination)
Regulations 2005 SI 2005/2467.

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