Partner Leonard Scudder has joined Knights as the business continues its growth.

He brings a wealth of experience as a trusted advisor to high net-worth clients, businesses and start-ups – helping them to solve often complex company issues.

Leonard has spent more than a decade working alongside clients on commercial litigation, reputation protection, international arbitration and obtaining urgent injunctive relief across sectors.

He joins Knights’ growing Brighton team based at the business’ new city centre office at Edward Street Quarter.

Leonard Scudder, Partner at Knights, said:

“I am delighted to share the news I am joining Knights, a business dedicated to having strong culture, principled leadership, and a focus on community. I am keen to join the experts at Knights and look forward to providing my own brand of strategy and client-centric service.”

Leonard’s appointment adds to the comprehensive range of expertise Knights has to offer as the fastest growing, and largest, regional professional services business in the UK.

He is the latest in a flurry of new arrivals, including Residential Property Partner Sally Peake, as Knights’ growth continues.

Darren Walker, Client Services Director at Knights, said:

“Leonard is a brilliant addition – bringing a great reputation and a huge amount of talent, energy and enthusiasm to our growing team.

“We’re set for further growth in Brighton and across the South East this year, and Leonard’s arrival will help us to deliver on our plans.”

With 23 offices nationwide, Knights is ranked within the top 50 UK law firms by revenue – providing multiple services to business clients alongside premium advisory services to private individuals.