Alex Clements > Schofield Sweeney > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Schofield Sweeney
76 WELLINGTON STREET
LEEDS
LS1 2AY
England

Work Department

Employment.

Position

Undertakes all types of employment work acting primarily for employers, including employment tribunal advocacy and training. She also has a particular interest in the healthcare sector having acted for a number of senior executives within the NHS Major clients include JD Sports Fashion plc, and Williams Lea Limited.

Career

Trained Booth & Co (now Addleshaw Goddard); qualified 1996; solicitor and associate DLA 1998-2005; associate then partner Berrymans Lace Mawer 2005-08; partner Ward Hadaway 2008-10; partner Schofield Sweeney 2010 to date.

Languages

German

Memberships

Employment Lawyers Association and the Law Society.

Education

Huntington School, York; University of Exeter (1993 LLB European Law); York College of Law (1994 LPC).

Leisure

Running, fell walking, theatre, travel.

Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > Employment > Employment: Leeds and West Yorkshire; North Yorkshire

Schofield Sweeney‘s employment practice has extensive experience in the education sector and acts for schools, academies and higher education institutions. Overseen by Simon Shepherd, who clients describe as ‘excellent‘, the team regularly appears before the Employment Tribunal in discrimination, unfair dismissal and whistleblowing cases. Core members of the team include Alex Clements, who is recommended for defending tribunal claims and has wide public sector experience, and associate Annie Gray, who has a focus on SEN and disability claims.