Lester joins Vincents from Ascroft Whiteside in Blackpool where he was a consultant solicitor. Specialising in commercial property, leases and corporate work, Lester’s clients include numerous businesses and individuals from across the Fylde Coast and Lancashire.
Having qualified in 1970, Lester set up his first practice in Topping Street in 1973 as a sole practitioner. Over the next 30 years he grew the business and merged with two other firms to create Lawsons Samuels Capaldi in Devonshire Square with 36 members of staff. He retired in 2005 but almost immediately went back to work, becoming a consultant solicitor with Ascroft Whiteside for the last 12 years. He also sat as a North West Tribunal Judge for 16 years.