• Profile:

    Mark joined Brachers in May 2012 and has practiced in the field of family law since qualifying in 1990.  Mark is a solicitor specialising in family law. Mark is named as a leading individual in family law in Chambers 2018.

    In 1995 Mark trained as a mediator and was accredited by the Family Mediators Association (FMA). In the late 1990s, he was a trainer on the mediation foundation courses run by the FMA and maintains a strong interest in mediation.

    Mark undertook the training to work as a collaborative family lawyer in 2007 and believes strongly in providing clients with a range of options through dispute resolution.

    Mark is ranked in the Chambers UK 2024 legal directory for Family Law in Kent. He was also named as a ‘Recommended Lawyer’ in the Legal 500 2024 directory.

    Mark specialises in Family:

    • Divorce
    • Financial proceedings
    • Civil Partnership dissolution
    • Children Act proceedings
    • Cohabitation agreements
    • Collaborative process
    • Mediation

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    • Mark Leeson brings a wealth of experience to the job and is a confident advocate, when required, in his own right. He is very much liked by his clients. Mark’s contributions were helpful and useful. Mark also has a wonderful ability to find a non-litigated solution where possible. Mark is client-focused, motivated, constructive, very affable and excellent at his job.

      Legal 500 2024
    • Mark cares deeply about getting the right result for his client and has a very unflustered approach, no matter the circumstances.

      Chambers & Partners 2024
    • Mei Ling McNab and Mark Leeson have really brought the firm forward in leaps and bounds since they were made joint heads of the team. They are real family law heavyweights, whether your case is HNW or more run of the mill, their attention to detail is flawless and they always deliver the right result for the client.

      Legal 500 2024
    • A well-known figure in the regional family law market with extensive experience in matrimonial finance matters. Sources consider him an “unflappable” practitioner who “is very pragmatic, gets to the point quickly and is very clear and decisive.”

      Chambers & Partners
    • Mark made me feel supported and 100% on my side. He took the time to cover all of my questions and I cannot thank him enough.

      Victoria Moore (client)
    • A really sensible, pragmatic, down-to-earth and realistic opponent.

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    • Empathised with my problems. Clear, trustworthy advice.

      Jayne Martin (client)
    • Mark steered me through the most complicated and hideous time of my life with calm, knowledgeable counsel. He made a big difference to the whole process.

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    • Thanks for all your support pre-mediation and attempts to mediate. I found your service extremely professional both in terms of provision of information and the manner in which the actual mediation session was conducted.

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    • He’s a collaborative lawyer and very upfront with his clients.

      Chambers & Partners 2024

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