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Leo Graves

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Leo sits in the Family Department where he assists in a wide variety of cases, covering all aspects of family law.

Before joining Payne Hicks Beach, during his Bar Course, Leo represented clients pro bono in private children matters at East London Family Court, appearing before Magistrates and District Judges.


Leo read Classics BA (Hons) at the University of Nottingham before completing the GDL and BPTC LLM at The University of Law.

Joined Payne Hicks Beach in 2020, called to the Bar in 2021.

Lord Brougham Scholarship (Lincoln’s Inn)

Advocacy Scholarship (The University of Law)

Family Law Bar Association

Re Al M (Fact Finding) [2021] EWHC 1162 (Fam)

DE v FE [2022] EWFC 71

Re CS & DS (Children) [2022] EWFC 146

Re S (Inherent Jurisdiction: Transgender Surgery Abroad) [2023] EWHC 34