Law firm acquires stake in Leeds-based startup

Robin Saphra and Reinhard Schu of Yuzu
Law firm Pinsent Masons has acquired a 20% stake in a legal outsourcing startup, Yuzu. Yuzu, which according to its website is based at the 1 Park Row offices that Pinsent Masons inhabit in Leeds, was set up by Robin Saphra and co-founder Reinhard Schu. Saphra was the former general counsel to BTG plc, Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company PJSC and FTSE250 company Colt Group SA. Chief operating officer Schu spent 10 years in private practice, and in 2008, joined Colt Group as legal director. From 2013 to 2015 he serv... For the full story register now for free or login below...