Our People

Leah Sewell

BA LLB, LLM, Accredited Specialist – Wills & Estates

Recognised as a Leading Estate Litigation Lawyer in Doyle’s Guide 2020

Leah Sewell

Leah is the Principal Solicitor/Director of LS Legal which commenced in 2012 as a sole practitioner, and became an incorporated practice in 2016. The original premises of LS Legal commenced from her home in Cherrybrook, eventually moving to premises in Pennant Hills, before relocating to the current premises in Beecroft.

With a broad commercial litigation background and extensive experience in estate planning and property law, Leah can assist you with most of your legal issues in these areas.  Leah is able to give straightforward advice in plain English.

Leah is an accredited specialist in wills and estates law, of which there are only 67 in the whole of NSW. This requires a rigorous assessment process focused on knowledge, understanding and the application of the relevant law. She has also been recognised as a Legal Estate Litigation Lawyer by her peers, as published in Doyle’s Guide 2020.

With more than 17 years experience gained in medium to large sized firms in both Sydney and Canberra, and running LS Legal for more than 8 years, Leah has the experience to assist you.

Prior to commencing LS Legal and private practice, Leah has worked with government departments including the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) and dealt with the former Aged Care Complaints Scheme.

Leah loves solving complex and not so complex legal issues, and assisting her clients with their estate needs. She is also passionate about all aspects of Elder Law, having assisted her grandmother in aged care in a number of ways.

Leah is married, resides on the Northern Beaches and also has a life outside law, including walking, reading for leisure, patchwork, travel and keeping up with two active boys and a rambunctious Labrador!

Alex Crisp

Juris D. Law

Alex is a newly admitted solicitor with an interest in Estate Litigation and Elder Law, who joined LS Legal in August 2020.