Chambers UK 2023
“He is real specialist in licensing. He is very sharp and thorough and a pleasure to work with.”
“If it is a tough case he will be all over it and will work as hard anyone.”
Chambers & Partners UK 2022
“He is very knowledgeable and sensible.” “He’s a very talented advocate.”
Legal 500, 2021
“His relaxed manner and commercial awareness make him easy to work with, while his cross-examination skills really get to the heart of a matter.”
Legal 500, 2020
“His knowledge of licencing is excellent.”
Chambers & Partners 2016
“He has detailed knowledge of the law and its application in commercial situations.”
Chambers & Partners 2015
“He is very calm, meticulous and precise in all he does; he thinks outside of the box.”
Legal 500 2014
“Bright and tenacious.”
Chambers & Partners 2014
“Very personable, very likeable and very clever”
Chambers & Partners 2013
“Earnest knowledgeable and has seen a lot. He does a great job”
Legal 500 2013
“[He is] one to watch”
Leo is a contributor to Halsbury’s Laws of England, Vol 69, Local Government (5th edition, Butterworths, 2009).
Leo has been closely involved in the development and publication of the Institute of Licensing: Journal of Licensing. The first issue of the Journal was published in November 2011, Leo has been the Editor of the Journal since the first issue, the Journal of Licensing is published by the IoL three times a year.
Leo has also contributed a number of Westlaw Insight Articles: Sex Cinemas; Sex Shops; Hostess Bars; Sex Encounter Establishments and Sexual Entertainment Venues.
Leo is well known for lecturing and training on all aspects of licensing law.