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Addleshaw Goddard

3 SOVEREIGN SQUARE, SOVEREIGN STREET, LEEDS, LS1 4ER, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0113 209 2000
Fax:
Fax 0113 209 2060
DX:
12004 LEEDS
Email:
Web:
www.addleshawgoddard.com

Rosanna Bryant

Tel:
Work 0113 209 2068
Email:
Addleshaw Goddard

Position

Partner specialising in retail financial services and financial services transactional work. Advises a wide range of clients on regulatory compliance with the Consumer Credit Act 1974, Mortgages FCA Handbook, Payment Services Regulations, unfair contract terms and consumer protection. Also significant experience in debt portfolio transactional work, and FSMA Part VII Banking business. Clients include Barclays Bank, Lloyds Banking Group and HSBC.

Career

Trained Eversheds; qualified 2000; partner Addleshaw Goddard 2013. Trainee Eversheds Solicitors Leeds; lawyer Addleshaw Goddard 2000 to date, partner 2013.

Education

Rugby School; Bristol University (1993 LLB (Hons) 2:1); LPC College of Law London (Distinction).

Leisure

Tennis and cycling.


Yorkshire and the Humber: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Leeds, West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire

Within: Corporate and commercial: Leeds, West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire

At Addleshaw Goddard, Yunus Seedat is divisional managing partner for the corporate and commercial department, while Garry Elliott heads the Leeds-based team; both have strength in private equity transactions. The practice is also highly regarded for its expertise acting on high-profile M&A transactions and assisting financial services clients. Recent mandates include advising MKM Building Supplies and the selling shareholders on its £200m sale to Bain Capital Private Equity, assisting the Stadium Group with the sale of four corporate entities which each own a retail park to Epic (No. 2) Limited, and acting for Elysian Capital on its acquisition of Fastflow Group. Other key practitioners include Neil Woodhouse and Mark Hallam, who focus on the financial services sector; Rosanna Bryant, who acts for retail financial services clients; managing associate James Tatro and Leeds office head Tim Wheldon. The department also recently recruited private equity specialist Peter Wood from Pinsent Masons LLP, and Richard Hunt from Squire Patton Boggs.

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