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Lesley Hobbs
Chief Executive Officer and Founder

Lesley is a NewLaw veteran having been instrumental in setting up one of Hong Kong’s earliest ‘on demand’ legal solutions firms that grew from the ground up, into a multi-million dollar business in less than five years. Lesley is a qualified solicitor (England and Wales), with over 20 years of experience working with lawyers and risk management professionals across the UK, Europe and Asia Pacific.

lesley.hobbs@cognatiolaw.com

 

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In her previous roles, Lesley worked as in-house counsel for the legal & compliance department of a leading UK merchant banking group and she had a highly successful career as a headhunter sourcing high-calibre lawyers, company secretaries, compliance and regulatory specialists for global financial institutions and multinational companies.

Lesley is a permanent Hong Kong resident and she is regarded as one of the leading business development professionals in the APAC in-house legal community.