BA (Oxon), LLM
Lee joined John M Hayes in 2008 following his graduation from the University of Oxford with a BA in Jurisprudence. He went on to complete an LLM in Criminal Justice from the University of Nottingham and the BPTC from the College of Law, Birmingham.
Lee is the North East Regional Manager and is responsible for offices at Ilkley (Leeds) and Newcastle.
He is also responsible for creating the Company’s inter-partes training manual and is recognised as a gifted and talented writer and costs draftsman. He has delivered seminars in joint ventures with local barristers’ chambers, regional Law Societies as well as providing in-house training for large corporate and commercial clients. Lee is a clear and concise speaker and is often in demand for his legal costs based presentations.
Lee maintains a busy caseload in the Ilkley office, alongside his public speaking work, working in all areas of costs law. Further to the Jackson reforms in early 2013 Lee has developed a particular interest in costs management to include costs budgeting, inter-partes costs orders and costs negotiations. A talented advocate Lee is often instructed to attend court on costs related matters.
Away from work Lee enjoys board games, low budget films, reading and walking on Ilkley Moor.