Lesley-Anne Perry, also known as Lee, is originally from Bedfordshire and works in the criminal and prison law departments. She spends a lot of time representing clients in the Magistrates Court but can also be found representing clients at the police station and in the Crown Court. Alongside this she represents prisoners serving custodial sentences who are experiencing issues within the prison system, specialising in assisting lifers and IPP prisoners with their parole reviews.
Her legal training began at the University of Sheffield and she completed her further studies at the BPP Law School in London, the latter whilst working full time for the firm at the same time. She went on to complete her training contract with the firm and within that period also obtained her Higher Rights of Audience qualification, which grant her rights of audience before the higher criminal courts.
Particular areas of specialty in practice
- historical sexual offences
- lifer/IPP parole reviews
- Crime Duty Solicitor Panel
- Higher Rights of Audience Qualification
- Prison Law Supervisor
- The Law Society for England and Wales
- Criminal Litigation Accreditation Scheme
- Association of Prison Lawyers