Leane Shankster

Senior Associate

Leane is a senior associate in the firm’s corporate practice. She joined the firm as a trainee in 2008 and qualified in 2010.

Leane advises clients across a variety of sectors on a broad range of corporate and commercial matters. She has particular experience in advising on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, securities offerings and commercial agreements.

Leane also has experience advising charities and not-for-profit organisations on constitutional and corporate governance matters, mergers and re-organisations.

During her training Leane was seconded to the in-house legal department of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd where she acquired a broad range of commercial experience. Since qualifying Leane has also spent time on secondment to the in-house legal department of a global media communications services company.


  • BA Geography, King’s College, London
  • Qualified 2010