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.