Year of Call: 2011
Inn of Court: Middle Temple
Experienced in civil litigation, immigration, personal injury, general crime and regulatory law, she was originally called to the Bar of Trinidad and Tobago in 2001.
She then returned to London and was admitted to the Roll of Solicitors of England and Wales in 2005. She dealt mainly with civil matters. She then transferred to the Bar of England and Wales and was called in July 2011 (Middle Temple). Her time as a practicing Solicitor has given her a sound knowledge of civil litigation, with a particular interest in travel litigation as she spent almost 4 years within this field. Further she has significant knowledge in matters arising from convention claims (Athens and Montreal).
During her time as a solicitor Leeann gained accreditation to the Law Society’s Panel of Personal Injury Solicitors, demonstrating an in depth knowledge of the field of personal injury, in relation to which she is happy to accept instructions.
- LL.B, University of Wolverhampton
- LPC, Westminster University
- Higher Rights of Audience, College of Law
- Voluntary Lay Magistrate
Areas of Specialism
She spent almost 4 years practicing travel litigation as a solicitor specialising knowledge in matters arising from convention claims.
She has built up a solid immigration practice. She appears regularly at both the First Tier and Upper Tribunal. Her experience is from both the appellant and respondent side, as she has been instructed on numerous occasions by the Secretary of State to act on her behalf.
She has been appointed to the Crown Prosecution Services Advocates Panel (Level 1) and is able to deal with general crime matters at the Magistrates Court.
She has gained extensive knowledge of Regulatory Law having been seconded to the Nursing and Midwifery Council for approximately a year.