Lisa is a member of the Garden Court Chambers Senior Management Team. She has day to day operational responsibility for the clerking room and also practice manages the immigration team.
Her primary focus is assisting solicitors, choosing suitable barristers for their cases and providing a smooth clerking service. This involves maintaining overall responsibility for the diaries of the team and for managing the clerking team.
"Lisa, Helen-Louise and Harriet are wonderfully responsive and make it their mission to provide the absolute best service to their professional and lay clients." Chambers & Partners, 2023
"Lisa O'Leary is responsive, always finds someone to assist at short notice and quickly deals with all enquiries." Chambers & Partners, 2023
"The set has excellent strength in depth and the clerking team is ably led by Lisa O’Leary." Chambers & Partners, 2022
"Always a pleasure to work with." Legal 500, 2022
"We have a good working relationship with the clerks - they are very responsive and get the results we want. Lisa O'Leary is fantastic." - Chambers UK Bar Guide (2021)
"The clerks are super helpful and responsive, often finding counsel at the last moment and running documents to court. They are very approachable and easy to deal with, especially the practice manager Lisa O’Leary." - Chambers UK Bar Guide (2019)
"Lisa is completely unflappable” - The Legal 500 (2019)
Lisa joined Garden Court Chambers in 2004.