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Edna Leonard

Edna Leonard
Year of Call 1992
Practice Areas

Edna joined KCH Garden Square in 1997, having gained an honours degree in Law Psychology from Oxford Polytechnic – now John Brookes University – between 1988 to 1991. She specialises in all areas of crime, in particular cases involving violence against women.

Edna (Eddy) is a well-respected member of the criminal team and well respected by the local judiciary. She has 28 years’ experience in the Crown Court. 

She has a wealth of experience of defending in sexual offences. These include historical sexual abuse within the family; sexual offences involving children; rape both male and female. She is particularly skilled in dealing with vulnerable individuals and those with mental health issues. 

Her past experience includes:

  • Robbery from street robbery to armed robbery
  • Violence of all descriptions including attempted murder
  • Drugs offences including large scale conspiracies. 
  • High value theft (£1million +)
  • Kidnapping
  • Fraud 

She has a calm manner and will work hard to put any client at ease. .

Her past experience  includes serving as a police officer in the streets of Glasgow. Working with vulnerable young people as a youth trainer and a Personal Effectiveness Tutor. 

Edna is also a member of the Criminal Bar Association.