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  • Schofield Sweeney starts the year off with a raft of promotions

    The Yorkshire-headquartered law firm has promoted three members of its team to Partner, Angela Cashin, David Cowgill and Karen Crutchley.

    The firm now has 35 Partners across its three offices in Leeds, Bradford and Huddersfield.

    Karen Crutchley, Commercial Partner, is based in Leeds. Her expertise includes negotiating and advising on a range of commercial trading arrangements, including IT contracts for both providers of technology, and businesses purchasing IT systems and software. Angela Cashin, Corporate Partner based in Huddersfield, advises on a wide range of company matters and transactions.

    David Cowgill is a Partner in the Commercial Property team, and currently the President of the Leeds Law Society. He has experience in wide range of commercial property matters and regularly works with investors, commercial landlords and tenants and property developers, with a particular focus on those clients operating within the leisure and hospitality industry.

    There were further promotions announced with Annie Gray (Employment), Annie Hui-Gillen (Litigation), Lucy Holroyd (Corporate), Nigel Brook (Litigation), Pardeep Khela (Commercial Property) all promoted to Associate.

    Gemma Sherbourne (Employment), Rebecca Beaumont (Litigation) and Zoe Oates (Insolvency and Restructuring) all promoted to Legal Directors.

    “2018 was another successful year for us, there has been a solid increase in both volume of instructions and turnover. Corporate deal completion valuation alone saw a 85% increase on the 2017 figures for the same period. These promotions were well deserved and all part of the culture of recognition we have within the firm, we continue to attract and retain leading lawyers.” Martin Sweeney, Managing Partner.