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Annie Leach


Annie is a solicitor in our Family and Matrimonial team, specialising in all areas of family law.

Annie has experience in all areas of family Law, and represents parties in international child abduction, private and public law children cases. Annie also has experience on cases concerning the recognition and enforcement of foreign orders and proceedings relating to a transfer of jurisdiction.

She advises on cases concerning modern families, with a focus on children born from surrogacy arrangements and/or planned parenthood. Annie has experience in cases concerning international surrogacy arrangements and same sex parentage, she completed her Masters on the law surrounding surrogacy arrangements in 2021.

Annie also has experience of working on a variety of private law cases, such those involving disputes between parents in relation to lives with and spends time with (child arrangements) orders and cases concerning domestic abuse.

She also advises on cases that concern financial issues arising from a marital or relationship breakdown and assists parties during the divorce or dissolution process.

As a trainee, Annie worked in our public law team, working on a mix of both education law cases, cases in the Court of Protection, and on judicial review challenges against the decisions made by public bodies.

Annie started working at the firm in 2019 as a paralegal, obtaining a training contract in 2021. Annie qualified as a solicitor in 2023.

Education and career
  • Annie graduated from the University of Manchester in 2019 with an LLB Law with Politics (First Class Honours)
  • She then completed the LPC with the LLM at the University of Law, achieving distinction
  • She joined Bindmans in July 2019 as a paralegal
Professional memberships
  • YRES
  • Young Legal Aid Lawyers
  • Resolution
  • Women in Family Law
More about Annie
  • Annie has a Masters degree in surrogacy law
  • Annie volunteers at Rights of Women
  • Annie was previously a volunteer at ChildLine and at Manchester University’s legal advice centre