Denise Lester

Council Member & Committee Member

Denise Lester is a Senior Solicitor and family law specialist at McCormacks Law Solicitors. She has over 25 years of experience in family law and has also practised in other areas.

She is a member of both of the Law Society’s Family Law and Children Law accreditation schemes. She is also an accredited specialist of Resolution. She is a member of the Association of Lawyers for Children and former executive committee member.

She is a Past President of West London Law Society and is the nationally elected Law Society Council Member for Child Care Law. She is also a member of the Law Society’s Family and Children Law Sub Committee. She is a past chair of the Law Society’s Children Law Sub-Committee. She was also a member of the Law Society’s Access to Justice Committee.

Denise has contributed to the current and past editions of The Law Society’s key publications for practitioners, the Family Law Protocol and Good Practice in Child Care Cases. She lectures to the profession, has been the conducting solicitor on reported cases, writes for the profession and is frequently called upon to give expert media comment, nationally and internationally on most areas of family law.

In her spare time she likes walking, swimming, drinking lattes, travel, music, art, photography, film and theatre.