Richard Stockdale > Schofield Sweeney > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Schofield Sweeney
76 WELLINGTON STREET
LEEDS
LS1 2AY
England

Work Department

Dispute resolution.

Position

Partner in the dispute resolution team. Extensive experience of commercial construction, professional negligence, shareholder and partnership disputes. Richard has been an accredited mediator since 2000.

Career

Trained Emsley Collins, Leeds; qualified 1983; partner and head of litigation Emsley Collins 1986-96; partner and head of litigation Brooke North 1997-2011; partner Schofield Sweeney 2012 to date.

Memberships

Law Society; Leeds Law Society; Professional Negligence Lawyers Association.

Education

Danum Grammar School, Doncaster 1977; Keble College, Oxford University (1980 Jurisprudence 1st); Yorkshire Commercial Litigator of the Year 2003.

Leisure

Cooking, motor racing, rock music.

Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > Real estate > Construction

Schofield Sweeney frequently acts for claimants and defendants in construction disputes and has demonstrable experience in handling professional indemnity claims, adjudications, as well as non-contentious matters pertaining to procurement issues and preparing contract documents. Practice leader Andrew Hurst and consultant Richard Stockdale, who focuses on construction-related professional negligence cases, are key contacts in the team.