LESLEY GRAVES
Founder & Managing Director
T: 07847 636 977
E: lesleygraves@citadel-law.com

Lesley Graves is the founder and managing director of Citadel Law. Lesley has litigated, consulted and lectured in all aspects of personal injury litigation during a career spanning 20 plus years.

Lesley supports our clients to improve their performance and profit, providing costs and cash flow advice, business planning and strategy support and mentoring. Her roles in stressed and distressed law firms have been integral in turnaround strategy.

Lesley regularly speaks at conferences and is a regular media commentator, and has featured inThe Times, Law Society Gazette, The Lawyer, Legal Futures, Litigation Futures, Post Magazine, Global Legal Post, Solicitors Journal, Managing Partner, Manchester Law Society Messenger, North West Business Insider, Business Desk NW, West Midlands Business Insider, Manchester Evening News, Claims Magazine and APIL’s PI Focus.

Lesley presents regularly for her clients and also to NatWest, RBS, Lloyds Banking Group, Barclays, Yorkshire/Clydesdale Bank,  Legal Futures, ICAEW, Manchester Law Society, Legalex, 360 Legal Group, Turnaround Managers Association-North West, Temple Legal Protection, Lawnet, JMW’s Lawshare and has contributed to Radio 4’s ‘You and Yours’ and BBC News.

Professional memberships

  • Manchester Law Society
  • Manchester Law Society Regulatory Affairs Committee
  • APIL Fellow Emeritus

Three words that describe Lesley at work

Driven, Enthusiastic, Supportive.

For fun

Having fun and plenty of laughs with family and friends, yoga, painting and art.