Masters of the Bench
Professor Natalie Lee
Full Title: Professor Natalie LeeCategory: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 10.7.2018
Call Date: 18.7.1974
Natalie Lee (née Grube) gained her law degree at Southampton University and was called to the Bar by Middle Temple in 1974. After completing her pupillage, she took up an appointment as a lecturer in the Faculty of Law at Southampton University, where she was course leader in tax law and equity and trusts. She held the positions of Careers Tutor, Assistant Dean, Postgraduate Admissions Tutor and, latterly, Head of School. She was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2001 and to a Personal Chair in 2007.
Natalie was a founding member of the Tax Research Network, and a member of the European Association of Tax Law Professors. She was General Editor and co-author of the annual tax law book, Revenue Law: Principles and Practice, General Editor of Private Client Business and the author of many articles ranging from the abolition of inheritance tax to the question of taxpayers rights under the European Convention on Human Rights.
Natalie, who retired at the end of September 2016, thereby becoming Emeritus Professor of Law, is currently Chair of Governors at St Swithun’s School, Winchester. She is married with a son, a teacher, and a daughter, a partner at Travers Smith.