After completing her degree in Psychology and Psychoanalysis, Leigh was accepted to The American Academy of Dramatic Arts In New York, where she resided for four years. After completing drama school she was cast as Dr. Clodagh Delaney in the hit Irish Television Series The Clinic which she starred in for five years. Her talent was recognized by the industry when she was nominated for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2006. Leigh has been privileged to be asked to represent many products including Gosh Cosmetics and Fiat Ireland. She has also worked a lot with many different charities including being Ambassador for UNICEF Ireland a role which she was incredibly proud of.