Leyla graduated with an LLB law degree from University of Westminster London, UK. She immigrated to Canada in 2008 and earned a Paralegal Diploma with Honours to initiate her legal profession in Vancouver, BC.
An experienced Paralegal who has quickly built a successful career path, Leyla joined Neumann & Associates in 2019 as a senior Paralegal and Office Administrator assisting the firm in managing its personal injury files as well as creating file management and litigation readiness systems and risk management controls.
Her previous Paralegal and Management positions at well-respected major firms, has given her the skills to master the ever changing filed of Personal Injury. Leyla’s main focus is on minor and complex litigation matters from initiation to conclusion. She drafts pleadings and letters, maintains document production and client case files, and is integral in mediation preparation, case evaluation, and trials. She also assists clients by providing regular contact and updates, managing the discovery process, and maintaining case calendars and deadlines.
During law school, Leyla clerked with two distinguished legal firms in the UK in areas of Litigation, Commerce and Finance. Upon graduating from law school, she was engaged with a foremost international inspection of goods company initially as a Claims Coordinator and eventually promoted to lead the Legal Division.
Leyla is a globe trotter, an ambitious poetry and literature lover and a wanna-be enthusiast hiker. She is fluent in written and spoken Farsi (Persian).