Demand fuels new appointments for corporate team
3rd July 2018
A series of new appointments to meet growing demand is fuelling further growth for Keebles multi- award winning corporate and commercial team.
Headed by highly-experienced dealmaker Matt Ainsworth, the 12-strong team, one of the biggest of its kind in Yorkshire, has increased significantly over the last 12 months. The latest new roles include associate, Laura Giles, who joined from a leading national charity and education law practice and advises on matters including mergers and acquisitions, group restructurings, shareholders' agreements and governance. Legal director solicitor Carys Everitt brings significant expertise in the manufacturing sector and specialises in complex commercial contracts, trading agreements, technology arrangements and data protection. Fellow solicitor, Charlotte Higgins, has expertise across a wider variety of commercial contracts and corporate transactional work. The trio has jointly amassed two decades of expertise in corporate and commercial law. Matt Ainsworth said: -Our expansion was prompted by the growing client base and pipeline of deals which we are being approached to advise on. -Laura, Carys and Charlotte's combined depth and breadth of experience will ensure our corporate and commercially offering which is among the most highly regarded in the region, builds on its strong track record. The team's recent raft of transactions include representing long-standing clients, Pressure Technologies plc in the sale of Altrincham-based Hydratron Limited to Pryme Group. Keebles is one of Yorkshire's largest law firms with offices in Sheffield, Leeds and Doncaster.