Lee Russell

Lee Russell

Solicitor


Areas of Expertise

Lee qualified as a solicitor in 2012 and was one of the first solicitors to qualify as part of the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s pilot programme – the Master in Law (Solicitor) Exempting degree – which was the first fully qualifying law degree in the United Kingdom. He was one of the youngest qualifying solicitors at the time.

Lee has experience in dealing with contentious housing law and practice arising from both the public and private sector. Lee specialises in civil and property related residential disputes and regularly represents Registered Providers and Local Authorities. Lee deals with all aspects of housing management litigation.


Experience

Additionally, Lee has previous experience in dealing with mental health matters involving capacity and detention under the Mental Health Act along with associated civil claims. Lee has also held a post as an associate lecturer.


Education

Lee graduated as a Master in Law from the University of Northumbria in 2012.


Awards

Lee was shortlisted for ‘Junior Lawyer of the Year’ in the Law Society Excellence Awards 2014.

Get in touch


020 7880 4424
07833 491 347
lee.russell@devonshires.co.uk
London Office
Devonshires Solicitors LLP
30 Finsbury Circus
London
EC2M 7DT

PA: Narin Masera
020 7880 4264
narin.masera@devonshires.co.uk

Notable Cases

Lee is familiar with all aspects of civil procedure, including appeal litigation and has conducted appeals up to the Court of Appeal.

Lee has managed complex possession claims and anti-social behaviour litigation involving ECHR and Equality Act considerations while also having acted for protected parties - children and those lacking capacity to litigate.

Lee has experience in advising on high value disputes including long leasehold and housing related professional negligence claims.

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