Board Archives - MLP Law

Stephen Attree

Stephen is the Managing Partner of MLP Law and has over 25 years’ experience advising on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious business law and business ownership. Recommended in both Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners, Stephen is renowned for his ability to quickly identify a client’s successful outcome and to then relentlessly pursue that outcome.

Stephen has developed a particular specialism in digital, technology, healthcare and family owned businesses. He covers all areas of business law and ownership, including commercial litigation and private disputes, and together with his corporate and commercial team provides advice on all aspects of the law relating to mergers, acquisitions, financing, re-structuring, complex commercial contracts, standard trading terms, share options, shareholder and partnership agreements, commercial dispute resolution, joint venture and partnering arrangements, IT and Technology law, Intellectual Property, EU and competition law, Brexit, Data Protection and GDPR.

Stephen spent over 10 years at a leading city firm before moving to MLP Law which he acquired through a MBO in 2014. He continued to develop the firm as a boutique corporate and commercial firm with a specialist private client offering renowned for the quality of its people and its first class client service. During that time Stephen has published a book “Family Business Succession – the options and pitfalls” and raised significant amounts of money for charity.

Leanne Sodergren

Leanne started her career at an 8 Partner LawNet law firm in Huddersfield before moving to Manchester to join a multi-national law firm Eversheds. Leanne is ILCA qualified and has gained vast knowledge over the years’ on how finance in a law firm actually works. As well as finance Leanne looks after the HR, Operations and compliance of the firm, basically anything non legal.

Leanne is an avid Huddersfield town and Man City fan and believes in working hard to provide a future for her daughter Mia. Leanne hopes she is a great role model for Mia and is teaching her that working smartly really does pay off and opens doors to a great career.