Ms Jo Stephenson > Walker Morris LLP > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Walker Morris LLP
33 Wellington Street

Work Department

Corporate Department


Partner – Corporate Department


Jo is a Partner in the Corporate Group and experienced in advising on a broad range of corporate matters, having a particular focus on private equity and M&A transactions. Jo is a key member of our Healthcare Group and has recently acted on a number of significant transactions in the care sector.



Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Leeds, West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire

(Next Generation Partners)

Jo StephensonWalker Morris LLP

Walker Morris LLP impresses with a strong track record in cross-border matters, as well as in transactions related to the private equity and ECM space. Clients are often active in the food and drink, manufacturing and technology sectors. The practice is overseen by John Hamer who handles public and private takeovers and acquisitions, and also includes Debbie Jackson; she is a key contact for a variety of funds. Richard Naish is well versed in advising public companies as well as food & drink sector clients. Daniel O’Gorman and Oliver Duke are noted for their experience in cross-border M&A and UK ECM transactions. Jo Stephenson has a focus on healthcare clients.

Yorkshire and the Humber > Public sector > Health

Walker Morris LLP‘s practice head Jo Stephenson‘s ‘attention to detail, technical knowledge and focus on client care are second to none.’ The group regularly acts for care and retirement living companies and medical device and technology sector clients, such as national and international operators, as well as NHS trusts. Areas of expertise span regulatory issues, restructurings and insolvencies, and construction matters. Jeremy Moore is recognised for his portfolio transaction expertise.