We are very pleased to welcome Scott Leonard as a partner in our corporate practice.

Bringing over 25 years’ experience, Scott joins Bates Wells from Russell-Cooke, where he advised on a broad range of corporate work.

Scott advises on M&A transactions, equity investment, corporate real estate, corporate reorganisations and employee incentives. His clients include family-owned and owner managed businesses, property developers and investors and professional services clients.

Martin Bunch, Bates Wells’ managing partner, says, “We are delighted to welcome Scott to the practice. Scott brings a wealth of experience, and alongside our stellar corporate team, further enhances the commercial and strategic support we deliver to our clients.”

Scott says, “I’m very excited to be joining Bates Wells, working alongside colleagues and clients on purpose-driven work that truly makes a positive impact on their people and society.”