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New Partner joins the Litigation team

Leo Jones-Rowe has joined Schofield Sweeney as a Partner in the Commercial Litigation team.

Based in Leeds, Leo has experience of advising on all aspects of commercial claims, with particular expertise in tax, pensions and corporate disputes.  Acting on behalf of multi-national PLCs, SMEs and individuals, Leo has dealt with claims before the High Court, Court of Appeal and Tax Tribunals.

The recruitment of Leo has further strengthened Schofield Sweeney’s litigation offering, which now has 16 lawyers, including 4 partners.  Leo commented:

“Schofield Sweeney has an excellent reputation in the market as a forward-thinking, innovative and growing law firm.  The prospect of playing a pivotal role in its development and working alongside its many talented lawyers was impossible for me to turn down”.

Alistair Kennedy, Partner, said:

It is great to have Leo join the team.  Leo is an excellent commercial disputes lawyer and is well-known and respected in the market.  He brings specialist experience in tax and pensions disputes and is part of our ongoing strategy to recruit top quality lawyers and continue to develop the team, focusing on complex and significant claims”.

Schofield Sweeney offers advice and experience across a breadth of industries and sectors combined with specialist knowledge of complex areas of law. The firm recently celebrated the one year anniversary of its merger with Huddersfield-based Armitage Sykes. Now employing over 150 staff across three sites, the firm continues to invest in its people and offices. Most recently, the relocation of its Huddersfield office to modern town centre premises has demonstrated the firm’s commitment to the business community and clients in the area. 

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Leo Jones-Rowe


Leo advises on a range of contentious matters, with particular expertise in tax disputes (both direct…

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