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Senior appointment at Lupton Fawcett

Yorkshire law firm Lupton Fawcett has appointed Robert Barnard to its business recovery and insolvency department as client services principal.


Robert has more than 20 years’ litigation and business recovery experience. He has previously acted for leading financial institutions including Yorkshire Bank and Skipton Building Society, covering all aspects of the credit process through to litigation and business recovery.


Experienced in both the consumer and commercial debt sectors, Robert is also involved in the growing commercial debt purchase market providing guidance and support to clients. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Credit Management.


Lupton Fawcett provides debt recovery solutions to SMEs, owner-managed businesses, PLCs and individuals.


Nigel Whitfield, head of business recovery and insolvency at Lupton Fawcett, said: “Robert’s breadth of experience and knowledge of debt and business recovery will   enhance the professional services we offer to existing as well as new clients.”


Lupton Fawcett delivered a strong showing in the latest Legal 500 rankings. The Leeds, Sheffield and York-based business has been ranked for the expertise of its individuals and teams in 21 practice areas, putting it in the top five legal firms in Yorkshire and the Humber.