Paul A Lee Esq DL MA LLB

Paul LeePaul Lee was the Senior Partner of Addleshaw Goddard LLP, a leading UK law firm. Paul lives in Didsbury which is where he was born. He was educated at Manchester Central Grammar School and Clare College, Cambridge. He joined Addleshaws in 1970, became Managing Partner in 1991, and Senior Partner in 1997.

He has interests in the arts, business and education. He is Chairman of the Board of the Royal Exchange Theatre and has served on the boards of Opera North, the Northern Ballet Theatre and the Royal Northern College of Music.

He is also Chairman of the Feoffees of Chetham's School of Music and was for many years Chairman of the School Committee of Chetham's.

He is a Board member of the CBI and of Barlows plc, a Chester based property company. He sits on the Board of the North West Business Leadership Team. He also has directorships in private companies, including a London based antique jewellery business. He was for six years a director of the Yorkshire Building Society.

His interests outside work in addition to the above include wine, horseracing and travel. He is married to Elisabeth, a solicitor, and has 3 children.