Zoe Leese

Associate Solicitor – Criminal Defence

Date of Admission:  15.02.2013

Supervisor: Garath Davies

Legal Qualifications

2007 – BSc (Hons)  Criminology and Forensic Science – Keele University
2009 – LLB (Hons) – Staffordshire University
2011 – LPC – Staffordshire University

Accreditations / Professional Status

Accredited Police Station-Representative
Duty Solicitor

Zoe Leese joined Stevens Solicitors in 2009, and works in the Magistrates’ Court department.  She has experience dealing with a wide variety of matters, including: Cartel Activity case – we were the first Legally Aided firm to proceed to trial and the defendants were acquitted, in fact the only defendants to be found not guilty.  She also deals with remand prisoners, offences range from summary only offences to murder.  Zoe continues to complete professional development courses relevant to Criminal Defence.

Areas of Law

Police Station Representation
Magistrates’ Court
Crown Court

Professional Experience

10 years Police Station Representation
6 years Magistrates’
10 years Magistrates’ Court Coordinator