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Leiper Gupta Family Lawyers Ltd (LGFL Ltd)

Work Department

Divorce and Family Law


Anne is Co-Founder and Finance and Compliance Director for Leiper Gupta Family Lawyers (LGFL Ltd). A highly experienced Family Lawyer, Anne has a laser-like focus on her clients, with one repeat client praising her as Supportive and professional at all times. I was always assured that she was constantly working in my best interests.” Anne is widely respected by her peers for her exceptional expertise in complex financial settlements, and strategic approach to cohabitation and relationship breakdowns.

“Anne Leiper is an extremely fair lady and has impressed me by her direct approach … She is hugely well informed and the promptness with which she acts never ceases to impress me. I respect and very much like her direct approach (and) she is forthright and honest.”
Client Review, The Legal 500 2023 edition

Anne is also a formidable litigator, often dealing with complex financial matters for high-net-worth clients to ensure full disclosure and achieve the best financial settlement possible for her clients.


Anne trained at Paris Smith and Randall, a large regional practice based in Southampton. After moving to Sherwin Oliver Solicitors, she became a Partner in the Family Law department.

Anne moved to north Hampshire to manage the Family Law department at Pinto Potts in Fleet, which she did for over ten years. After working at Pitmans in Reading as an Associate Solicitor, in 2008 she invited Rita Gupta to jointly set up the practice of LGFL LLP (now LGFL Ltd).

Anne and Rita have built LGFL Ltd into a leading boutique law firm through their Director-led approach to family law and their forward-thinking empathetic and pragmatic service.

A long-standing member of Resolution, Anne is also a Resolution trained Mediator. Anne is a member of the Law Society’s Family Law panel and a Resolution trained collaborative lawyer. She is active in two local Collaborative Law PODS. She has also had great success in resolving separation issues outside of court through the hybrid mediation process.

Anne’s clear communication style has been seen by hundreds of people through her videos on the LGFL YouTube channel as well as discussing family law issues on national media including Times Radio.

Anne has been a Recommended Lawyer in the Legal 500 UK since the 2020 edition.


English (native speaker)


Member of Resolution


Anne Leiper attended the Headington School for Girls in Oxford before reading law at Southampton University. She then completed her professional training at the College of Law in Guildford.


Anne is an enthusiastic walker and swimmer and enjoys City breaks. Anne has a keen interest in film, cinema and theatre, and is an avid reader.

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Private client > Family: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Leiper Gupta Family Lawyers Ltd (LGFL Ltd), a boutique firm operating out of Swallowfield in Berkshire and has carved out a niche specialism in cases regarding SEN children and post-separation abuse. Director Rita Gupta is experienced in child law cases and leads alongside fellow director Anne Leiper. The pair come recommended for ‘leading a dedicated team that enables this small boutique firm that truly punches above its perceived weight’.