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Lee Masters

Career Background

Initially employed at a solicitor branch, with a period of employment with HM Customs and Excise (VAT division).

On transfer to the Bar, from 1984 to 1989 practiced from the Chambers of the Attorney General (then, Sir Michael Havers). Based in Birmingham since 1989, was previously Head of Chambers at Victoria Chambers, prior to joining Citadel.

Practice Details

Lee only accepts instructions in defence work. He defends in a wide variety of criminal matters at Crown Court and appellate level: murder / manslaughter, armed robbery and other offences involving firearms, rape and other serious sexual offences, drugs importation and supply, dishonesty of all kinds. Particular expertise in dealing with young or vulnerable defendants.

Extensive experience of Courts martial at first instance and appellate level (Court of Appeal Courts Martial Division), involving servicemen from both Army and RAF: various charges, including those arising from assaults between servicemen, and from alleged bullying of recruits by higher ranks.

Continuing Professional Development

An approved pupil supervisor.

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