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Sydney Mitchell LLP

APSLEY HOUSE, 35 WATERLOO STREET, BIRMINGHAM, B2 5TJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0121 698 2200
Fax:
Fax 0121 200 1513
DX:
13054 BIRMINGHAM-1
Email:
Web:
www.sydneymitchell.co.uk
Birmingham, Sheldon, Shirley

Leanne Schneider-Rose

Tel:
Work 0121 698 2200
Email:
Sydney Mitchell LLP

Work Department

Dispute resolution, insolvency.

Position

As partner, Leanne specialises in all types of insolvency matters on behalf of insolvency practitioners in both contentious and non-contentious matters. Acting for lending institutions in providing advice on their recovery options and providing reviews of the security that they are holding. Leanne also advises directors in relation to claims against them arising from a company insolvency and she advises those who have provided personal guarantees and have been called upon to pay the same. During the last few years, with the increase in the appointment of LPA/fixed charge receivers, Leanne has acted for lending institutions in the appointment of receivers and has acted for receivers during their term of office, providing advice on the validity of their appointment, to dealing with issues arising during the receivership and defending claims against receivers for breach of duty. Clients that Leanne has acted for include; KPMG, Smith & Williamson, Grant Thornton, Moore Stephens, Poppleton & Appleby, AIB and West Bromwich Commercial Limited.

Career

Qualified 1999; trained Harrison Clark Solicitors, Worcester remained until end 2002; moved to Germany at the end of 2002; Clifford Chance, Frankfurt 2004; Rubric Legal Edgbaston 2005 – 2007; Sydney Mitchell LLP 2007 to date.

Languages

German.

Member

R3; member of the Association of Property & Fixed Charge Receivers (NARA).

Education

University of the West of England.

Leisure

Walking with her dog, reading, gym.


West Midlands: Dispute resolution

Debt recovery

Within: Debt recovery

Sydney Mitchell LLP’s ‘very efficient’ team has a ‘light touch’ and is led by Kamal Majevadia, who is ‘adept at spotting the wood for the trees and combines this with a user-friendly sense of humour for very experienced officeholders such as liquidators, who are his staple clients’. Majevadia’s recent caseload includes acting on behalf of the administrators of Blakemores in relation to the collection of several large debts from former clients. Another name to note is insolvency specialist Leanne Schneider-Rose, who leads on debt recovery matters for business lenders such as AIB Group (UK) and West Bromwich Commercial. The practice also acts for secondary lenders on mortgage repossessions.

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West Midlands: Finance

Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

Sydney Mitchell LLP’s practice offers ‘exceptional value for money’ and is also noted for its ability to ‘quickly grasp the instruction and work with the officeholder to implement (and refine as necessary) the strategy’. Practice head Leanne Schneider-Rose has a loyal following of lenders and insolvency practitioners, such as AIB Group and Smith & Williamson, and wins praise for her ‘attention to detail and thorough approach’.

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