Leora Taratula-Lyons, Solicitor
Leora qualified as a Solicitor in January 2019 in the family law team headed by Georgina Hamblin. She assists in advising on all aspects of a case and the complexities arising from the breakdown of marriage for high net worth individuals. Leora regularly works on cases involving complex corporate or trust structures, often with overseas assets and jurisdiction issues. Her experience extends to private children and private client matters including arrangements for contact, financial provision and preparing wills. Leora is committed to achieving the best result for her clients and will work tirelessly on their behalf in order to reach their goals.
In September 2016 embarked on the LPC part time with BPP Law School Holborn. She passed her LPC in April 2018 with an overall percentage score of 76. Prior to this Leora undertook her Graduate Diploma in Law with City University, graduating with a Commendation in June 2016. During the conversion course, Leora worked with The School Exclusions Project, a pro bono scheme aiding permanently excluded children back into mainstream education. She also volunteered with Vocalise as a debating mentor and as a group leader for Big Voice London’s model law commission, focusing on the law surrounding surrogacy.
Leora was awarded an Astbury Scholarship and Harmsworth Entrance Exhibition from The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple.
Leora read English at Emmanuel College, graduating in Cambridge 2015.
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When not working or studying, Leora is likely to be pursuing her passion for dance. She is classically trained and has achieved distinctions in Grade 8 RAD Ballet, Intermediate ISTD Modern and Advanced 1 Tap. Whilst at Cambridge, she took part in numerous performances and was the Vice President of the University Ballet Club 2014-15. Since moving to London, she has frequented the Royal Opera House, Sadler’s Wells, Pineapple studios and Studio 68. Her other interests include food, cinema and beautiful shoes.