Leeanne Pearce LL.B
Solicitor Advocate for Children and Family
Leeanne has worked with our firm since 2009. She specialises in Family Law and is supervised by Gill Wright who is a Partner with this firm.
Leeanne began her career in law as a legal secretary in 2001 and soon decided that a career as a Chartered Legal Executive was the best way forward. She gained her qualifications at another local firm before moving to Hannays Solicitors and Advocates.
She attained Fellowship of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives in 2010, and then went on to complete a Graduate Diploma in Law and the Legal Practice Course at De Montfort University in Leicester. On completion of these qualifications and the requirements set by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, Leeanne qualified as a Solicitor in December 2020 and as a Solicitor Advocate in 2021.
Leeanne has always had a keen interest in Family Law, particularly law relating to children. She specialises in and deals with all family matters including divorce and finances as well as both public and private law children cases. She has a down to earth practical approach and will always give an honest opinion. Leeanne is local to South Shields and has a knowledge of the area which can sometimes assist in making client’s feel more at ease.
Leeanne is a member of Resolution – Resolution members follow a code of practice promoting a non-confrontational approach to family problems, whilst also taking on board the specific needs of the client and the best interests of the children.
If you would like to contact Leeanne for an appointment please call: 0191 4555361