About James Sleight

James is a director and head of our Leeds office.

James is known for his pragmatic approach and specialises in making sense of complex scenarios often involving competing key stakeholders.

He has wide industry experience covering technology, financial services, hospitality, food manufacturing, recycling and deceased insolvent estates.

James is passionate about protecting businesses and reputations, ensuring financial distress is effectively managed with minimal disruption in a clear, practical and effective manner.

He acts for company directors, lenders and regulatory institutions across Yorkshire and the North East, and in London, where he spent the first 15 years of his career.

James is a licensed Insolvency Practitioner and Chartered Certified Accountant. He is a regular commentator on regional business issues and a speaker at industry events across Yorkshire.