Our people

James Sleight


James is a Partner in our Leeds office’s Restructuring team and Head of PKF’s Leeds office.

He specialises in restructuring and financial distress solutions for company directors, lenders and regulatory institutions. James works with clients throughout Yorkshire and the North East, and also in London, where he spent over 15 years of his earlier career.

James takes a pragmatic approach to client assignments and specialises in making sense of complex scenarios often involving a large number of competing key stakeholders. He has a wide variety of industry experience that covers technology, financial services, hospitality, food manufacturing, recycling and deceased insolvent estates.
James is a qualified insolvency practitioner and chartered certified accountant. He is a regular commentator on regional business issues and a speaker at industry events across Yorkshire.