Leanne Woodman


Name: Leanne Woodman
Position: Barrister
Year of Call: 2007

Leanne has a strong practice both as a led junior and junior alone in all areas of the criminal law, including serious violence, robbery, serious sexual assaults and multi-handed drug conspiracies.

Her experience covers the full range of issues which arise in serious criminal cases, from abuse of process arguments to RIPA covert surveillance.

Violence & Offences Against the Person
Fraud & Dishonesty Offences
Sexual Offences
Road Traffic Offences

Practice Strengths

  • A confident and polished advocate with the ability to identify key points and present them persuasively.
  • Handles complainants and other witnesses skilfully and sensitively, in a calm and compassionate way.
  • Has an approachable manner and often deals with cases involving young offenders, vulnerable clients and those with mental health problems.
  • Consistently delivers positive results through her comprehensive and methodical approach to her cases.
  • Formidable knowledge of IT means she regularly acts in cases that involve substantial volumes of evidence and require thorough analysis and preparation, including cell site analysis and forensic evidence.


“She possesses excellent judgment well beyond her call”

“Her advocacy is of an excellent standard. Her cross examination of a vulnerable complainant was a model of how to deal with such witnesses”


CPS: Grade 3 Prosecutor

Fraud Panel: Grade 3 Prosecutor

Serious Crime: Grade 3 Prosecutor

The Honourable Society of Middle Temple

If you would like any further information about Leanne's practice or to check her availability, please do get in touch
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