Leonie Caplan > Chambers of Richard Chapman KC > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Richard Chapman KC
18 St John Street Chambers
M3 4EA

Work Department

All areas of family law (including Trust of Land and Appointment of Trustees proceedings).


Child concern: prior to transferring to the Bar in 2001 Leonie practiced as a solicitor for 18 years in both Liverpool and Bolton. Following qualification she worked initially in conveyancing and probate before becoming responsible for running branch offices which dealt with the full range of general practice whilst personally practicing exclusively in family law. Leonie is an experienced lecturer and welcomes the opportunity to provide, at solicitors’ request, in-depth and insightful seminars on a wide range of her specialist practice areas.


Called to the Bar: Admitted as a solicitor in 1982, transferred to Bar in 2001 (Inner Temple).


Family Law Bar Association.


Bury Grammar School; University of Keele; College of Law, Chester. Qualifications: BA (Hons) law and psychology.

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Northern Circuit > Family and children law

(Leading Juniors: Child Law (Public and Private))Ranked: Tier 2

Leonie Caplan – 18 St John Street ChambersLeonie is able to develop a good rapport with the client. She works hard to achieve the best outcome for the client and provide appropriate advice. She is approachable when help is needed and she provides good feedback following hearings.’