David Cowgill

TREASURER OF LEEDS LAW SOCIETY ASSOCIATE, SCHOFIELD SWEENEY LLP

David, elected to the Committee in 2010, has worked in Leeds since qualification. His particular speciality is commercial property, in particular retail and hospitality and residential development sectors. David was previously the Society’s Treasurer for over 3 years and also played a key role in securing the Society’s move from 1 Albion Place to its current premises on Wellington Street which has provided the Society with the financial stability necessary to continue its work representing its members.

David is an enthusiastic supporter of Leeds and the wider region and regularly supports the Society in hosting relevant training and networking events, promoting Leeds.

David’s themes for his year as President are succession, collaboration and engagement, with a real emphasis on promoting the region as a major commercial, legal and educational player within the UK, and beyond.  His chosen charity for the year is Leeds Children’s Hospital Appeal at Leeds General Infirmary Leeds, which is a world leading facility that is on our doorstep here in Leeds.