Leanne Yendell



Leanne regularly advises clients on all commercial aspects of their business, providing legal and regulatory advice to ensure legal compliance and drafting their commercial contracts and documentation. She also works with brands and business to navigate complex areas such as consumer law, e-commerce, data protection and intellectual property. She is a keen member of the South West Data Protection and Privacy Practitioners group.

Leanne is a Solicitor, having completed her training contract with Cartridges Law in October 2019. She has a significant amount of drive for learning and writing about topics in her field, as well as making the law more accessible and understandable to all.

She has written for the Law Society Managing For Success Magazine and the Law Society website, as well as a number of other platforms. She is also an ambassador for social media, working to manage our internal social media accounts and providing content for our blog.

Her career in law began in 2012 with experience of medico-legal contracts, company commercial and family law. Prior to entering law, Leanne worked in business development in the media industry for the PR and marketing arm of a large regional news service.


  • Data protection matters and developing privacy frameworks;
  • Commercial contracts and terms of business/supply;
  • Business structuring;
  • Employment (Employer); and
  • IP and IT.


  • A keen reader and writer, particularly in topics such as history, science and politics
  • Travelling and experiencing other cultures
  • Enjoys personal development through learning forums and idea exchanges

News and Insights from Leanne

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Start-Up Series: Introduction to Business Structures

9th October 2019

Type Structure For Against Sole trader Exclusive owner of the business, entitled to keep all profits but liable for all…

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Digital Business: Website Legal Checklist

9th October 2019

Contract Formation Delivery of terms before they submit their order   Delivery of terms again within any written confirmation (acceptance…

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Flex and the City: Why Exeter’s Businesses Should Encourage Flexible Working

2nd July 2019

A long overdue focus has been given to flexible working thanks to Mother Pukka’s #flexappeal campaign. While employees have a…

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