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Leeds Office Welcomes International Specialist To Corporate Team

India Expert Joins Law Firm’s Growing Business Team


Irwin Mitchell’s Leeds office has appointed Sandip Khroud as an associate to its Corporate team, as part of the national law firm’s ongoing plan to develop and strengthen its specialist international offering.

Sandip specialises in advising businesses on M&A, private equity and PLC client matters related to Europe and Asia. He has also enjoyed spells in his career working in Mumbai and Delhi, helping to set up joint ventures between companies from Yorkshire, across the UK and beyond.

He is joining Irwin Mitchell after four and a half years at Eversheds, where we worked for a range of companies including large US clients.

Paul Johnson, partner and head of Irwin Mitchell’s Corporate team in Leeds, said: “We are delighted to welcome Sandip to the team and are sure that his vast experience in complex work across the globe will be of real benefit to the team and Irwin Mitchell’s deals.

“His international experience is particularly strong and further strengthens the firm’s strategy to continue to develop the expertise we can offer businesses of all sizes.”

Sandip Khroud said: “I am really excited about the prospect of working with the Leeds corporate team and enhancing my career with such a forward-thinking and growing firm that has a great working environment and a fantastic reputation.

“I am also looking forward to making use of my India-related experience to assist Irwin Mitchell’s clients expand into the rapidly growing Indian market.” 

News of Sandip’s appointment is just the latest in a number of major hires to Irwin Mitchell’s business team, following a busy few months for the national law firm.

Earlier this year, the firm across Yorkshire announced the appointment of dealmaker Matt Ainsworth from DLA and construction, as well as engineering specialists Julie Morrissy and Steven Bate who also both joined as partner.

Irwin Mitchell has also hired Dean Gormley to head up the firm’s banking and finance team in the North of England, adding to the appointment of senior finance partners and asset-based lending specialists Andrew Watson and Jon Bew.