Divorce and Co-Habitation
Leesa started training with another local solicitor in 1993, joined what was Bolitho Way in 1998 and qualified as a chartered legal executive (CILEx) in 2000. She has been accredited by Resolution as a specialist family lawyer with particular focus on complex financial cases. To achieve accreditation each family lawyer must meet and maintain the high standards set by Resolution.
Resolution is a national organisation of family lawyers committed to non-confrontational divorce, separation and other family problems. As a member of Resolution, Leesa is committed to resolving family disputes in a constructive, sensitive and cost-effective way.
Leesa establishes a good rapport with her clients and in 2015 she was shortlisted in the national Family Law Awards as Chartered Legal Executive of the Year. She has been a trustee of SDAS, a charity supporting victims of domestic abuse, and, since 2014, has mentored law students at the University of Portsmouth.
Her work is supervised by partners in the Family and Child Law team.
- Areas of Expertise Include
- Pre-nuptial and Post-nuptial Agreements
- Separation Agreements
- Co-habitation Agreements
- Financial Provision Following Divorce and Dissolution of a Civil Partnership
- Dissolution of Civil Partnership
- Consent Orders
- Child Arrangement Orders
- Children Act Statements
- Non-molestation and Occupation Orders
- And In Her Spare Time
- Leesa has three children, so much of her free time is spent taking her children to social events. In addition, she enjoys taking the family dog on long walks.
- My clients love what I do
Divorce : A very confusing and emotional time that requires sensitive handling and strategic understanding in order to gain reassurance that the journey is going to be made straightforward by someone with extensive knowledge and I looked no …Mo"Divorce is a very confusing and emotional time that requires sensitive handling and strategic understanding in order to gain reassurance that the journey is going to be made straightforward by someone with extensive knowledge and I looked no further than Churchers Solicitors and my appointed solicitor Leesa, who spent time assisting me in pursuit of a fair and reasonable conclusion to the end of my marriage with great success achieved"