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Lee Foster

What do you specialise in?

After qualifying in 2002, Lee developed considerable experience as a litigator in the areas of Personal Injury and Dispute Resolution practising throughout the Derbyshire county. Lee joined Banner Jones in 2015 as a Solicitor and was promoted to a Director in May 2019.

Lee specialises in the following areas:

  • Inheritance Act claims
  • Contested Probate
  • Claims against Executors/Administrators
  • Estoppel claims
  • Contesting a Will (forgery/undue influence)
  • Contested Court of Protection Disputes
  • Trust Disputes
  • Executor Disputes
  • TOLATA Disputes
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Contract Disuptes
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Disputes

In May 2020, Lee successfully became a member of ACTAPS - a specialist association for lawyers who are leading professionals in contentious trust and probate work.  Lee is the only practising Solicitor in Chesterfield to have the ACTAPS accreditation, and one of only a handful in this region.  This accolade recognises his significant experience and aptitude in dealing with complex probate disputes, Inheritance Act claims and other trust disputes. 

Reported Cases- career highlights 

Brindley v Brindley (2018) EWCH 157 (CH).

Ball v Sisson [2020] 1 WLUK 544

Where did you study?

University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University

When did you Qualify?



Accreditations & Awards

Lee Foster
  • Director
  • Solicitor

Chesterfield - Glumangate

24 Glumangate
Chesterfield - Glumangate
S40 1UA

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Latest articles by Lee

Dispute Resolution

We found this firm very efficient and helpful from our first visit to completion of our business. We cannot recommend them enough. A highly efficient and friendly firm who spoke to us in simple ways.

Mr & Mrs R, Brimington

Thanks for the professional support throughout these matters and well done, 2 out of 2 is a good result to say the least!

Hopefully it's plain sailing from now on but I will definitely keep your info to hand.

Mr S, Chesterfield

Service was incredible. Lee Foster made the transition smooth and easy. Thanks Lee!

Mr P, Rotherham

I was recommended by a friend & the same day I saw Lee Foster to ease my mind. The service was absolutley excellent, and I will not hesitate to use Banner Jones again in the future.

Mrs C, Chesterfield

Lee, Thank You very much for your advice. We were extremely satisfied with the outstanding service yourself and your staff provided   We would highly recommend your practice to our friends and family.

Mr. B, Sheffield

Thank you so much for your help with this, Lee. Without your persistence and the pressure you have applied I’m sure we would not have got this.

Mrs R

Lee looked after our case, and was just wonderful. He provided sensitive professional support by phone, email and in person when required, and we are very grateful for everything he did. We would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending him and the services at Banner Jones Solicitors. Lee's emails were particularly helpful, they were always clear and to the point, but he treated us with empathy and was excellent at communicating at all levels. Thank you Lee!

Mr L, Dronfield

I now do have some sort of future thanks to you, I will never be able to thank you enough.

Ms P, Chesterfield

May I take this opportunity to say a massive thank you to Michael and yourself for all your help, guidance and counsel as well as huge amounts of patience.  Justice has finally prevailed.  Thanks again for everything

Mr K, Chesterfield

Settlement of a TOLATA claim

I would like to thank you for all your help and advice it’s very much appreciated and I can now start move on with my life.

Mr W, Chesterfield

Having had a few days to think things over, I am very content with the outcome and the fact that this is resolved without the need for Court. 

Once again, many thanks for your help, advice and support - it has been a pleasure to have you on my side.

Mrs K, Chesterfield