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Leila Benyounes

Called Called in 2005



About Leila Benyounes

Leila is a specialist Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence barrister. She represents both Claimants and Defendants including private clients and public authorities. Leila has advocacy experience in a wide range of litigation and is happy to accept instructions on a conditional fee basis.

Personal Details

Education: English with French BA Honours (University of Leeds 2003), Graduate Diploma in Law (Manchester Metropolitan University 2004), Bar Vocational Course (Manchester Metropolitan University 2005), Lincoln's Inn Lord Haldane and Cassel Scholarships.
Professional Associations: Personal Injury Bar Association (PIBA) Leeds and District Medico-Legal Society (LDMLS) Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA)
Appointments: President of the Leeds and District Medico-Legal Society (2015 -2016 and 2018-2019) Attorney Generalís Junior Civil Panel Counsel to the Crown (2010 to present) Former Junior of the North Eastern Circuit

Specialist Practice Areas


Editor of APIL Model Pleadings and Applications 2nd Edition (2012) and 3rd Edition (2015)


  • Evidence and Trial Preparation
  • Clinical Damages Update
  • “Walking on Thin Ice”- a Case Law Update
  • Pre-Action Disclosure Applications
  • Inquests
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