Lupton Fawcett announces new head for its Sheffield office

Sarah Sargent will lead the South Yorkshire team as Lupton Fawcett continues to make strides in its ambitious plans for growth and culture over the coming months.

As part of a series of decisive actions to drive organisational development and embed change, Sarah will play a pivotal role in supporting people in the Sheffield office to achieve firm-wide goals.

Sarah, who is also Head of Residential Property, joined the firm in 2015 and became a Partner in 2019. She has more than 20 years’ legal experience and is also a Law Society Council member.

Sarah said: “We are a close-knit team here at Sheffield who all complement each other well to meet the needs of our clients and we have a real strength in experience and expertise in the fields we are working in.

“I’m looking forward to leading the team to further accomplishments in the coming months and am excited about maximising the opportunities that are available to us.

“We have the people, the teams and the experience and now we’re ready to make further impacts on the Sheffield legal scene and build upon on our reputation for providing client service without compromise.”

James Richardson, Lupton Fawcett’s managing partner, said: “Sarah brings a wealth of experience to this role. She has played a key role in driving our change initiatives firmwide and her leadership skills have been key to the development of our people in Sheffield.

“Sarah’s practical and engaging approach is an example for all at Lupton Fawcett and we are proud to have her in our leadership team. Our plans for growth in Sheffield are supported and driven by this appointment and we are confident that Sarah is the perfect fit for us moving forwards.”