Lesley Barnett

Associate Solicitor – Criminal Defence

Date of Admission (Solicitor): September 2010
F.Inst.L.Ex:  1995

Supervisor: Stuart Muldoon

Legal Qualifications

Staffordshire University, LLB/GDL/CPE/LPC – 2008-2010
Stoke on Trent College – F.Inst L.Ex – 1991-1995

Accreditations / Professional Status

Accredited Police Station-Representative
Duty Solicitor
Higher Court Advocate

Lesley Barnett came back to Stevens Solicitors in January 2018, and works in the Crown Court department.  She has experience dealing with the following types of matters:  Murder, Cybercrime, Drug Offences, Burglary, Fraud, Assault & Firearms offences.  Lesley continues to complete professional development courses relevant to criminal defence.

Professional Experience

23 years Police Station Representation
15 years Fellow of the Institute of  Legal Executives prior to admission as Solicitor
9 years  Magistrates’ Court Advocacy
24 years Magistrates’ Court/Crown Court/POCA  casework/litigation
2 years Crown Court Advocate

Areas of Law

Police Station Representation
Magistrates’ Court
Crown Court