Lesley has been a solicitor in private practice since 1980, and working in Oxford since 2008.  She is a director of Freeths LLP which is a national law firm.  In her current role, she is head of charity property and head of residential property in the Oxford office, but also has over 30 years previous experience as a commercial property solicitor.  She is a member of the Charity Law Association. Lesley has previously been a charity trustee for various charities, including a Housing Association, and has been a member of Aspire’s board since 2010.