About Lee

Lee is a highly regarded Legal Finance & Legal Practice Director with over 30 years’ experience. Having worked with some of the world’s largest and most prestigious corporate US law firms, as well as regional and elite private client firms, Lee has an excellent understanding of how law firms operate. In addition to his years of experience, Lee holds the following qualification/certifications:

  • Association of Accounting Technicians – Advanced Diploma in Accounting
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development – Advanced Diploma in People Management and Development
  • Institute of Legal Finance and Management – Diploma in Legal Cashiering
  • PRINCE2 – Project Management Practitioner Certified
  • IOSH – Institution of Occupational Safety and Health – Managing Safely Certification
  • Certificate in Civil Litigation Procedure

Lee has a proven track record in planning and delivering successful projects and recently set up Chrysalis Law Firm Consultants to help firms achieve their business objectives. To find out more about Chrysalis Law Firm Consultants, visit https://chrysalisconsultants.co.uk

Questionnaire

What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Living in a country with an all year sunshine so I can play tennis every day

What is your greatest fear?
Being dumped in the middle of the ocean without a life jacket.  I would likely die of the fear first or hypothermia or be eaten by a shark, the end result is the same alas….

What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
Questioning myself

What is the trait you most deplore in others?
Bullying

Which living person do you most admire?
Dolly Parton.  She is such an inspirational person, humble, kind and generous.  Giving back to her community where she grew up and creating the Imagination Library which provides free books to all children up to school age

What is your greatest extravagance?
Concert tickets

What is your current state of mind?
As good as it can be in these difficult times

What do you consider the most overrated virtue?
Patience

On what occasion do you lie?
I don’t lie much, I am a really honest person

What do you most dislike about your appearance?
I always think I could be slimmer

Which living person do you most despise?
Donald Trump

What is the quality you most like in a man?
Honesty

What is the quality you most like in a woman?
Honesty

Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
Babe!

What or who is the greatest love of your life?
My husband Chris closely followed by my now deceased but much beloved cat Belail who was 20 old years when he passed last year

When and where were you happiest?
Probably in the early years of Chris’ and my relationship

Which talent would you most like to have?
To be able to write plays

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
To worry less

What do you consider your greatest achievement?
Leaving school at 16 with very few qualifications but forging a very successful career in spite of my poor education

If you were to die and come back as a person or a thing, what would it be?
An Eagle

Where would you most like to live?
Miami or California

What is your most treasured possession?
My wedding ring

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Loneliness

What is your favourite occupation?
I would have loved to have been a playwright or theatre director

What is your most marked characteristic?
Compassion

What do you most value in your friends?
Honesty, kindness and humour

Who are your favourite writers?
Anne Tyler and Paul Auster

Who is your hero of fiction?
Mr. Snufflepagus of Sesame Street.  I used to feel so sorry for him that everyone thought he was imaginary

Which historical figure do you most identify with?
Anyone who didn’t have the best start in life but succeeded regardless

Who are your heroes in real life?
The NHS, everyone who works in the care industry, those who rescue and rehabilitate animals of any kind, champions of injustice, equality and social change and single parents.  It’s so tough bringing up kids on your own

What are your favourite names?
I always really liked Ethan as a boys name

What is it that you most dislike?
Unkind people

What is your greatest regret?
Not taking up tennis as a child.  I would be so much better now if I had

How would you like to die?
I know how I do not want to die, see question 2!

What is your motto?
Feel the fear but do it anyway