Leesa Longden-Thurgood

Associate

Divorce and Co-Habitation

Leesa trained 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 has for the last four years mentored law students at the University of Portsmouth.

  • Areas of expertise include
  • Pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements
  • Divorce
  • 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 Leesa enjoys taking the family dog on long walks.

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