The firm's commercial property team has been joined by Simon Hellewell, partner and Diana Ciurdar, solicitor.
Schofield Sweeney's investment is part of its growth strategy to meet the increased demand in the property market.
“The commercial property team continues to see genuine growth and our pipeline of high-value work remains very strong. The property market is buoyant, and we have seen a significant increase in development, healthcare and investment transactional work.
It is important as a firm that we have the right people to meet our clients' needs. At a time when there is high demand for high-quality lawyers, I am delighted to welcome Simon and Diana to the team; they will join Tom Jackson, who joined us earlier this year from Walker Morris.” Manjit Virdee, partner, Schofield Sweeney
Simon joins the firm from Ward Hadaway where he had been a partner for over 5 years. He brings over 25 years’ experience in acting for developers, property investors and retailers.
“I am excited to be joining Schofield Sweeney as part of its Commercial Property team.The team has an excellent reputation for straightforward, responsive advice to a strong client base across the region and nationally. I am looking forward to being part of such a dynamic and enthusiastic team.” Simon Hellewell, partner, Schofield Sweeney
Diana advises clients on disposals, acquisitions, landlord and tenant matters and real estate finance.
“The firm has an outstanding reputation for putting clients at the centre and offering invaluable legal services, whilst also providing a forward-thinking, diverse and inclusive working environment. This sets it apart from other firms. I look forward to a long and successful association with Schofield Sweeney” Diana Ciurdar, solicitor, Schofield Sweeney