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Leonard Scudder joins Knights Brighton office

Leonard Scudder joins Knights Brighton office


Leonard Scudder joins Knights, enhancing their Brighton team's expertise in litigation, arbitration, and client-centric services

In a strategic move to bolster its presence and expertise, Knights has proudly announced the addition of Leonard Scudder as a partner to its growing team in Brighton. As the professional services business continues its remarkable expansion, Leonard Scudder brings a wealth of experience and a stellar reputation as a trusted advisor.

Leonard Scudder is no stranger to navigating the intricate landscape of high net-worth clients, businesses, and start-ups. With over a decade of experience, he has been a pivotal figure in assisting clients with commercial litigation, reputation protection, international arbitration, and obtaining urgent injunctive relief across diverse sectors.

Knights, recognised as the fastest-growing and largest regional professional services business in the UK, has been actively expanding its team. Leonard's arrival follows the recent addition of Sally Peake, a residential property partner, showcasing the firm's commitment to bringing top-tier talent on board.

Expressing his enthusiasm about joining Knights, Leonard Scudder stated, “I am delighted to share the news I am joining Knights, a business dedicated to having a strong culture, principled leadership, and a focus on community. I am keen to join the experts at Knights and look forward to providing my own brand of strategy and client-centric service.”

Leonard's appointment enhances Knights' already comprehensive range of expertise, reinforcing its position as a key player in the professional services landscape. The firm, boasting 23 offices nationwide, is ranked among the top 50 UK law firms by revenue. Knights not only caters to business clients with multiple services but also provides premium advisory services to private individuals.

Darren Walker, client services director at Knights, expressed his confidence in Leonard's contribution, saying, “Leonard is a brilliant addition, bringing a great reputation and a huge amount of talent, energy, and enthusiasm to our growing team. We're set for further growth in Brighton and across the South East this year, and Leonard's arrival will help us to deliver on our plans.”

With Leonard Scudder on board, Knights is well-positioned to continue its upward trajectory, offering clients an even broader spectrum of expertise and reinforcing its commitment to excellence in professional services.