Sarah Day is Managing Partner of the Leeds office of DLA Piper (one of the world’s largest law firms) and Head of the Finance & Projects group in Yorkshire.
Delegates may also be interested to know that Sarah is also the first female Managing Partner of DLA in Leeds (going back to the 19th Century!)
In addition to her professional commitments in the region, Sarah is an elected member of DLA Piper’s International LLP Board, representing the interests of the wider partnership and contributing significantly to the strategic delivery of the firm’s global aspirations.
In her role as managing partner for Leeds, Sarah works closely with her fellow partners to develop DLA Piper’s offering in Yorkshire for the benefit of our clients in the region and further afield. Leading the implementation of a strategic growth plan for Leeds, Sarah ensures that the right people and structures are in place so that clients are given the best advice and service possible. This approach also ensures that opportunities are identified and embraced to secure continued success for the office.
With roots in Yorkshire dating back 200 years, DLA Piper is home to over 4,200 lawyers operating out of 76 offices in 30 countries across the globe, and is now one of the world’s largest law firms. Our global reach and local expertise allows us to support our Yorkshire-based clients, whatever their interests and wherever they work.
“Doing business for Yorkshire wherever Yorkshire does business is a mantra we stick to. We are closely aligned with the objectives The Yorkshire Mafia is trying to achieve and this makes collaboration between our two organisations an obvious fit. A unified approach to supporting Yorkshire is key, attracting new opportunities whilst promoting the region on the national and international stage”
Sarah Day, Managing Partner, DLA Piper