Leanne Schneider-Rose > Sydney Mitchell LLP > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Sydney Mitchell LLP
B2 5TJ

Work Department

Restructuring and insolvency


Leanne is a Partner specialising in Restructuring and Insolvency.  Leanne has over 20 years experienced dealing with corporate and personal insolvency matters both contentious and non-contentious.  Leanne acts for lenders, insolvency practitioners and receivers. Leanne also acts for individuals involved in insolvency claims and directors facing misfeasance or wrongful trading claims and directors disqualification proceedings.

Leanne has developed a particular specialism in the law relating to Receivers dealing with the appointment of Receivers (fixed charge or LPA) and advising Receivers on their duties and powers.

Clients that Leanne acts for include; FRP Advisory LLP, Poppleton & Appleby, Smith Copper, AIB and West Bromwich Commercial Limited.


Qualified 1999; trained Harrison Clark Solicitors,  Clifford Chance Frankfurt 2004; Rubric Legal Edgbaston 2005; Sydney Mitchell LLP 2007 to date.




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


University of the West of England.


Reading and keeping fit.

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Dispute resolution > Debt recovery

Sydney Mitchell LLP handles a range of debt collection proceedings, encompassing enforcement claims, recovery claims as part of the insolvency process and winding-up petitions. Leanne Schneider-Rose specialises in insolvency litigation and creditors’ claims involving allegations of fraud and misrepresentation. Gemma Parker is also a key member of the team.

West Midlands > Finance > Insolvency and corporate recovery

Sydney Mitchell LLP is extremely active on the contentious front, acting for insolvency practitioners on proceedings including preference and director’s misfeasance claims, as well as transactions defrauding creditors. Practice head Leanne Schneider-Rose is also instructed by directors faced with disqualification, companies dealing with financial difficulties and banks seeking asset recovery; she is also an authority in the field of receivers, regularly giving seminars on the topic.