Mr Lee Speakman > Exchange Chambers > Manchester, England > Barrister Profile

Exchange Chambers
M3 3NW

Work Department

Personal Injury; Family


Lee has a broad practice encompassing personal injury law, family law and local government and social housing work.

His personal injury practice comprises both fast track and multi track litigation on all manner of personal injury work including employers’ liability; public liability; road traffic accidents (including fraud & LVI); credit hire; military claims; and CICA appeals. His clinical negligence work encompasses claims involving missed diagnoses of fractures and infection, and negligent nursing care received in hospital.

Lee regularly acts in private law family cases involving contact, residence and prohibitive steps orders and has experience of ancillary relief and enforcement of court orders, including through committal proceedings.


Called 2009


  • Northern Circuit
  • Personal Injury Bar Association


  • BA(Hons) Philosophy, Politics & Economics, Grey College, University of Durham (2:1, 2006)
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP Law School (Commendation, 2008)
  • Bar Vocational Course, Manchester Metropolitan University (Outstanding, 2009)
  • Sir Jules Thorne scholarship, Middle Temple (2008)
  • Certificate of Honour, Middle Temple (2009)
  • Finalist in the Middle Temple Rosamund Smith Mooting Competition (2009)
  • Winner of the National Bar Schools Mock Trial Competition (2009)