Leanne Walker
Trainee Legal Executive Service areas: Family Law

Leanne made the change from the procurement sector to law, having completed her part-time Open University law degree with upper second class honours in December 2012. She is now undertaking her Graduate Fast-Track Diploma with CILEx Law School with a view to becoming a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives.

Leanne’s first role was with a law firm in Hartlepool, as a legal secretary/paralegal in 2013, before moving onto more fee earning work within the family and housing (rent and mortgage arrears) departments. Leanne joined BHP Law in March 2018 as a trainee legal executive, having commenced her training with Teesside Law in Middlesbrough in 2015.

Leanne has experience of a broad range of Family Law matters and provides representation at court, with a particular interest in publicly funded matters.

Qualifications: LLB (Hons) 2:1

Professional memberships: Associate member of CILEx

Charitable/pro bono work: Previously volunteered as a Generalist Advisor with Citizens Advice Bureau

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