National law firm Shoosmiths has appointed dispute resolution and asset finance expert David Farnell to the firm’s new office in Leeds as a partner in the firms recoveries services group (RSG).
Joining from Addleshaw Goddard, Farnell has over 20 years’ experience as a finance litigator and works with a number of the UK’s leading banks and financial institutions on all manner of disputes. Specialising in asset finance and banking disputes he has particular expertise in consumer credit, corporate recovery, enforcement of securities and fraud.His strong technical skills will further enhance the service of the award-winning asset finance team, supporting the firm’s national ambition of becoming the leading asset finance practice in the UK. 

Roger Potgieter, a partner in the asset finance team at Shoosmiths, commented: ‘We are pleased to welcome David into the asset finance team in Leeds as part of the strategic development of the team nationally. David brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in asset finance and banking litigation that will serve to grow key relationships nationally and in the Leeds market as well as supporting the asset finance team’s ambitions in the North of England.’