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.



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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 is the premier single-office firm in Leeds and enjoys a reputation as a key practice for providing corporate advice to global and UK-based businesses. Equity capital markets issues, private equity work and private M&A transactions in the mid and large-cap fields are routinely handled by practice head John Hamer, Richard Naish, Debbie Jackson and Daniel O’Gorman. Clients are drawn from a broad range of sectors, with particular strength cited in the manufacturing, IT, financial services and food and drink industries. Jo Stephenson has a focus on the healthcare sector and recently handled a variety of acquisitions for international clients.

Yorkshire and the Humber > Public sector > Health

Walker Morris LLP undertakes a broad range of work for public sector clients, such as the Department of Health and NHS trusts and is appointed to several NHS legal panels. The firm advises on contractual, procurement and real estate issues and works on proceedings concerning the regulation of health and social care organisations. A niche specialism of the firm is in medical devices, advising a number of multi-national operators on medical device matters such as compliance and re-certification requirements. Jo Stephenson heads the Healthcare team in Leeds and has particular experience in advising on acquisitions and disposals for healthcare clients.