Laura Leavesley

Laura Leavesley

Called to bar: 
Inner Temple
01792 464623

Laura joined chambers after completion of her pupillage in 2006 and quickly specialised in family law. 

Laura is the chambers staff manager and is a member of the Executive committee.

DPA qualified.

Practice areas

Family law

Family & Childcare

Laura has an established practice at all levels from FPC to High Court in public law and private law children act disputes. 

Laura is known for dealing with child protection cases involving sexual abuse, non accidental injury, chronic neglect and poisoning cases. Laura regularly accepts instructions to represent parents, Local Authorities and Children’s Guardians and interveners.

Financial remedies/Ancillary relief

Laura also specialises in matrimonial finance. She is known for advising early on and is consistently sought after for her expertise in complex high net worth money cases.

Laura regularly represents in financial cases involving complex trusts, farms and agricultural enterprises and third party interests both in the UK and abroad.

Laura regularly conducts proceedings issued under TOLATA.

  • Family Law Bar Association
  • Pro Bono Unit
  • Free Representation Unit
  • Direct Access Qualified
  • Wales and Chester Circuit
  • University of Sheffield LLB Hons 2:1
  • University of Manchester – Bar Vocational Course. Very competent