Julie Leivesley


Since 2000 Julie has specialised in Family Law and Human Rights. She has extensive experience of all aspects of Matrimonial Finance and Private Children Law.

Julie is regularly instructed to deal with the financial repercussions of divorce, often advising on inherited property, business valuation and pension aspects. In 2005 she spent several months conducting a regulatory review of pensions for a major pension provider.

She is also instructed in a wide range of private children cases including: cases involving r9(5) guardians, applications for: residence; contact; specific issue; prohibited steps; parental responsibility; leave to remove from the jurisdiction and DNA testing.

Julie also brings an extra dimension to the Family Team with her extensive experience of all aspects of immigration but with an emphasis on commercial immigration, including business visas, work permits and entry clearance applications. Her advocacy in this field is supplemented by pleadings and advisory work, including applications to the ECHR.”

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