Progeny’s rich history spans 37 years, yet we operate like a high-growth startup.

Our background gives us the experience and wisdom to push our business forward while continuing to deliver an exceptional service to our clients.

Meet our Team

A talented team of financial and legal professionals.

Meet the Team
  1. The Lawrence Scoffield Group

    1981

    The Lawrence Scoffield Group is established.

  2. Photo of Neil Moles

    2004

    Neil Moles joins The Lawrence Scoffield Group.

  3. Signing contract

    2008

    The Lawrence Scoffield Group undergoes its first buyout by a team including Neil Moles.

  4. Fountain House, Leeds

    2008

    The Lawrence Scoffield Group relocates to the new central Leeds offices from its original Great George Street home.

  5. 2012

    The Lawrence Scoffield Group sells-off its General Insurance division to concentrate on and strengthen its Wealth Management operations.

  6. Marshall’s Mill building, Leeds

    2013

    The Lawrence Scoffield Group relocates to a new bespoke office in the historic Marshall’s Mill building.

  7. Photo of Alex Shaw and Andrew Clarke

    June 2014

    Alex Shaw and Andrew Clarke appointed Directors of The Lawrence Scoffield Group.

  8. 2014

    Progeny concept is born, providing a unique combination of wealth management and legal advice for private clients, corporates and family offices.

  9. March 2015

    LSG Holdings invests in Lawsco Holdings Limited, the company behind The Lawrence Scoffield Group, capitalising Progeny’s formation.

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  10. Photo of Frances Davies, Martin Hasyn and Suzannah Farnell

    31st July 2015

    Progeny Private Law established by Frances Davies, Martin Hasyn and Suzannah Farnell.

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  11. Progeny House

    2015

    Progeny House purchased and refurbished to create a central Progeny office.

  12. Yorkshire Rows complete Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge

    25th February 2016

    Progeny Private Law Director Frances Davies sets a new world record with team Yorkshire Rows, rowing across the Atlantic Ocean for the 2015 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.

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  13. 6th April 2016

    Progeny is officially launched, bringing together the Lawrence Scoffield Group (rebranded as Progeny Wealth), Mark Burns Legal Services (rebranded as Progeny Corporate Law), and Progeny Private Law.

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  14. Photo of Jonathan Crew, Richard Larking and Alistair Scott-Somers

    2016

    Jonathan Crew, Richard Larking and Alistair Scott-Somers appointed Directors of Progeny Corporate Law.

  15. Northern Ballet

    28th September 2016

    Progeny partners with Northern Ballet.

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  16. Progeny Asset Management logo

    11th October 2016

    The launch of Progeny Asset Management is announced, a discretionary investment management firm offering bespoke and model portfolios.

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  17. Quadrant Group logogram

    21st March 2017

    Quadrant Group, a London-based wealth management firm, joins Progeny, giving it the ability to offer clients an expanded range of services including legal and tax advice, and expanding Progeny’s geographical presence.

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  18. Chestergate Financial Planning

    4th October 2017

    Chestergate Financial Planning, a financial advice firm based in Salisbury specialising in private clients with complex financial needs, joins Progeny.

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  19. Progeny's 2018 Charities

    1st March 2018

    Progeny announces its fundraising strategy and chosen charities for 2018, and becomes a member of the Leeds Community Foundation 100 Club.

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  20. Climbing up a sand dune during the Marathon des Sables

    15th April 2018

    Progeny Private Law Director, Frances Davies, completes the Marathon des Sables – a 7-day, 156 mile marathon across the Sahara desert, fundraising for Maggie’s Centres.

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  21. Man signing documents

    14th May 2018

    Progeny launches ‘Club Legal’, a fixed-fee legal membership product designed to provide a bespoke package of legal support to businesses across the UK.

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  22. 9th July 2018

    Progeny’s multiple brands are further aligned under a single brand: simply ‘Progeny’, demonstrating Progeny’s commitment to providing clients with a unique framework of coordinated advice and insight.

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  23. Evolve Financial Planning logo

    24th July 2018

    Progeny acquires Evolve Financial Planning, a firm based in Croydon, further expanding its national presence and bringing Progeny Wealth’s total assets under advice to over £1bn for the first time.

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