Meet The Team

Who We Are

The Henderson & Jones Team

Gwilym Jones
Managing Director

Gwilym is co-founder of Henderson & Jones and an accountant with over 10 years’ experience in audit and restructuring.  Gwilym sits on our investment committee and provides forensic accounting expertise on disputes.

Gwilym started his career in Audit at Deloitte in 2006 where on qualifying he joined the Restructuring Services team in London. He then joined PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2014 before co-founding Henderson & Jones with Philip Henderson in 2016.

Gwilym is a chartered accountant with the ICAEW and a full member of R3 and Insol International.  He has a Masters in Physics from the University of Nottingham.

gwilym@hendersonandjones.com
Philip Henderson
Managing Director

Philip is co-founder of Henderson & Jones and an experienced commercial litigator, specialising in complex financial services and insolvency disputes.  Philip is General Counsel of Henderson & Jones and sits on our investment committee.

Prior to co-founding Henderson & Jones in 2016, Philip spent 11 years in private practice as a commercial litigator at Freshfields, Eversheds and Shakespeare Martineau.  

Philip is admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales with Higher Rights of Audience.  He has a law degree from the University of Newcastle.

philip@hendersonandjones.com
Ron Robinson
Chairman

Ron is Chairman of the Board of Henderson & Jones and sits on our investment committee.

Ron has over 30 years’ experience in the insolvency industry as an insolvency practitioner and is a former president of R3.  

He was national head of insolvency at Kidsons and is a member of the firm’s national council. He was one of the founding partners of Begbies Traynor’s corporate recovery practice.

Piers Elliott
Director – Legal

Piers is a commercial litigator with over 10 years’ experience of complex and high-profile disputes. Piers has a broad commercial practice with particular expertise in advising on cross-border and financial services disputes.  

Piers joined Henderson & Jones in September 2019 from Freshfields where Piers spent seven years as a senior associate in the dispute resolution team.  During his time at Freshfields, Piers spent six months on secondment to the Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement team at HSBC. Prior to joining Freshfields, Piers spent five years at Mayer Brown.

Piers is admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales. He has a law degree from the University of Birmingham.

piers@hendersonandjones.com
Sophie Samani
Director – Legal

Sophie is a commercial litigator with extensive experience in handling complex commercial litigation matters, ranging from professional negligence, shareholder, restrictive covenant and product liability disputes.

Sophie joined Henderson & Jones in June 2019, having previously spent 19 years in private practice with Shakespeare Martineau and DAC Beachcroft advising a broad range of clients ranging from SMEs to blue chip international businesses.

Sophie is admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales.  She has a law degree from the University of Wolverhampton.  Sophie is also the Joint Honorary Secretary and Chair for the Dispute Resolution Committee for the Birmingham Law Society.

sophie@hendersonandjones.com
Scott Sobczyk
Associate

Scott is an experienced commercial litigator, specialising in complex construction disputes as well as a broader range of commercial and insolvency matters.

Scott joined Henderson & Jones in 2018, having previously completed his training contract with Gowling before qualifying into Gowling's Contentious Construction team.  During his time with Gowling, Scott was involved in a number of complex and high-value disputes (both domestic and with an international element), across a range of construction projects; from large-scale infrastructure works to renovations of domestic and commercial properties.

Scott is admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales. He has a law degree from the University of Sheffield.

scott@hendersonandjones.com
Dalila Scanavacca
Associate

Dalila is an Italian qualified lawyer specialising in insolvency and general commercial litigation.

Dalila joined Henderson & Jones in 2017, having previously worked in private practice in Italy.  Dalila qualified in 2013; passing the Italian Avvocato Exam (although she is not currently enrolled in Italy). When working in private practice in Italy, her main focus was commercial and civil litigation.  A skilled advocate, Dalila appeared before the Italian Courts on a regular basis.

Dalila has a law degree from the Università di Bergamo and a Graduate Diploma in Law from Oxford Brookes University.

dalila@hendersonandjones.com
Deepa Chohan
Associate

Deepa is a qualified solicitor who focuses on commercial and insolvency litigation.

She has experience of cross-border litigation and cases involving antecedent transactions. Prior to joining Henderson & Jones, Deepa spent four years in private practice working on dispute resolution. 

Deepa is admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales. She has a law degree from the University of Birmingham.

deepa@hendersonandjones.com

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