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Alex Leslie

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7th Floor, 85 Fleet Street
London EC4Y 1AE

Tel: 020 7227 6706

Alex has over 30 years’ experience in health related law acting for public and private healthcare providers, and is ranked in Band 1 in the Chambers and Partners legal directory.

“He is a true expert at the interface of professional discipline and employment law.” Chambers and Partners 2021

Alex Leslie […] is particularly skilled at counselling doctors on regulatory and disciplinary matters. Chambers and Partners 2020

Clients remark: ‘He is incredibly knowledgeable on all regulatory matters,’ adding that ‘he is incredibly industrious and understands a file at very short notice; he’s a pleasure to work with.’ Chambers and Partners 2018

Highly respected. Legal 500 2017

Alex Leslie continues to be held in high regard by commentators, with one individual referring to him as ‘very creative, thoughtful, efficient and a real fighter – one of the best lawyers in the business.’ Chambers and Partners 2017

‘The go-to firm for registrants’, RadcliffesLeBrasseur has defended legal, medical and dental professionals in disciplinary cases against the SRA, the General Medical Council and GDC. Alex Leslie heads the practice. Legal 500 2016

According to clients Alex Leslie ‘is very good on cases which require negotiation and which touch on employment and contractual matters; he has a good background in that.’ His area of focus is healthcare regulation. Chambers and Partners 2016

RadcliffesLeBrasseur is a ‘market leader in the field’ and ‘awash with talented solicitors’, assisting clients from the legal and healthcare professions … Alex Leslie leads the [professional discipline] healthcare team, which has a strong record in GMC and GDC hearings, inquests and criminal investigations. Legal 500 2015

Alex Leslie co heads the ‘very strong’ [healthcare] team. Legal 500 2015

Areas of Expertise

Alex’s principal area of work is advising professionals working in the NHS on employment, disciplinary, regulatory and ethical issues. His practice also includes advising NHS bodies on employment, governance and associated issues.


Alex has acted in many high profile cases, and has advised participants in major public inquiries, including the BSE and Redfern inquiries.

Alex has published articles, given seminars, contributed to a textbook on health service law and practice and made TV training programmes for LNTV.

Client Sectors

Medical Defence Organisations


Employment Law Association