Law firm moves to new premises following ten-fold growth

Law firm gunnercooke’s team in Leeds is celebrating its high-speed growth, having expanded from three partners in 2016 to a current partner headcount of 30.

The practice opened its Leeds office three years ago and today the partnership comprises 30 senior-level partners covering Corporate, Commercial, Dispute Resolution, Employment, IP/IT, Banking and Finance, Healthcare, Commercial Real Estate and Sport. 

Sarah Goulbourne, Co-founder of the business, said: “Our Leeds office is thriving. We are growing at speed and increasingly we are attracting highly skilled, ambitious practitioners to our firm, who have the appetite to build outstanding practices, and I’m excited at the momentum this is creating in our business plan.”

Clients include, Barclays, RBS, Santander, B+M, Yodel, JD Sports, PetsAtHome and Which?, as well as smaller companies across the region and across the country, including start-ups and spin-outs from Universities.

As a result of the firm’s rapid growth in Leeds, it has moved to the Avenue HQ building in the heart of the city centre.

The practice also has offices in London and Manchester. From humble beginnings nine years ago, the firm now comprises over 270 lawyers, based around the UK and in international locations.