Anne Leiper - Director
"Anne Leiper is a tenacious experienced matrimonial lawyer who is unfazed by taking on the big firms. She gives clear sensible advice and is a brilliant guide for clients in difficult circumstances."
Legal 500 UK 2022
Anne Leiper is Director and Co-Founder of Leiper Gupta Family Lawyers (LGFL Ltd). Since graduating from Southampton University and the College of Law in Guildford, she has worked and specialised in Family Law. Clients and colleagues alike value her extensive knowledge and expertise and in-depth knowledge of financial settlements and alternative, less stressful relationship breakdown resolution.
Anne deals with LGFL’s high net worth clients and complex financial matters, who value her determined and informed approach. Her aim is to always achieve the best financial settlement possible for any client. She is an expert litigator, and a formidable opponent in a courtroom!
Anne first training at Paris Smith and Randall, a large regional practice based in Southampton. She then proceeded to work for Sherwin Oliver Solicitors, where she became a Partner in the Family Law department. Anne moved from Southampton to head the Family Law department at Pinto Potts in Fleet, which she managed for over ten years. Following a move to Pitmans in Reading as an Associate Solicitor, she jointly set up the practice of LGFL LLP (now LGFL Ltd) with Rita Gupta in 2008.
Together, Anne and Rita have taken LGFL from humble beginnings in Yateley to becoming one of the leading family law firms in southern England for divorce and separation issues.
- The Law Society’s Family Law panel
- Fully accredited collaborative lawyer
- Member of Resolution for many years and is committed to the code of practice
- Resolution trained Mediator
- Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer
- Listed in Chambers and Partners UK
Anne is a keen walker, and also enjoys swimming to keep fit. Anne is an avid reader and has a keen interest in film, cinema and theatre. She loves eating out and spending time with friends and family and socialising in general.
"A formidable lawyer. She is incredibly knowledgeable, particularly when it comes to family finance cases."
Chambers and Partners UK 2022