Meet the Team

Our team is made up of experienced experts in their field, dedicated to delivering you the results that count.

Paul Sutton

Paul Sutton (Co-Founder)

Specialises in: Group reorganisations for large corporates, and investment structures.
Location: West Sussex, UK

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Xiaofang Sutton

Xiaofang Sutton (Co-Founder)

Specialises in: protecting and empowering Chinese business people and investors who want to expand their business interests in the UK and internationally and helping them to avoid costly legal mistakes in relation to their regulatory compliance and in their commercial arrangements with third parties. 
Location: West Sussex, UK

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Tudor Roberts (Partner)

Specialises in: Advising on the legal and strategic aspects of large-scale property developments.
Location: Belfast and London

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Leiza Bladd-Symms (Associate Director)

Specialises in: Corporate and investment structures, with a particular focus on property and aviation.
Location: West Sussex

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Ivan Hanna (Associate Director)

Specialises in: Corporate restructuring projects and cross border and domestic joint venture and M&A transactions.
Location: St. Albans and London

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Ian Barron

Ian Barron (Strategic Tax Consultant)

Ian is a senior tax professional with more than 30 years’ International Corporate Tax experience and acts as a non-executive adviser to LCN Legal. Prior to this, Ian was the VP and Head of Corporate Tax EMEA for American Express. Ian now also runs his own international corporate tax consultancy business specialising in supporting advisers who provide cross border solutions to their clients and in coaching/mentoring tax teams.

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Wayne Zhang (UK-China Specialist on cross-border projects)

Wayne is a consultant to LCN Legal, and co-ordinates cross-border projects for both Chinese and European clients. He is originally from Wuhan, China, and has lived and worked in the UK since 2003. He graduated with distinction with a Masters degree in Global Logistics and Supply, having previously obtained a degree in Business Studies and Marketing.

Wayne was previously the Director of Business Development at NICG, the strategic consultancy group with operations in London and Beijing. He has successfully managed projects for clients including Bank of China, China Construction Bank, ZTE, China National Tourism Bureau and some regional Chinese Governments including Chengdu, Wuhan and Tianjin.

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Sonia Polden (Executive Assistant)

Specialises in: Top level administrative support.
Location: Berkshire

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