Michael Leftley

Michael Leftley

England and Wales
Addleshaw Goddard

Michael is head of the Firm's Employment Group and is a highly experienced employment lawyer with an emphasis on offering practical and pragmatic solutions to the clients he advises. His expertise covers all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law but with a focus on resolving issues of strategic or reputational importance. Michael has responsibility for managing the Group's client service teams across a diverse range of industry sectors including a number of FTSE 100 companies and global financial institutions.

Legal 500 Clients' Guide states that Michael "redefines the term "business partner"" and he is described in the Chambers & Partners Guide as "knowlegeable and commercial" and being "a key rainmaker." Michael is a regular commentator on employment issues at business seminars and in the media. He has a Masters in employment law and has lectured on the subject at London School of Economics and Political Science.