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Corporate and Commercial

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Lorraine Dewar
Legal Assistant Corporate and Commercial

Lorraine graduated from the University of Birmingham this year with a first class Degree in Law. She also has a History Degree from Newcastle University. She has over nine years experience working in solicitor’s offices, including working abroad for a firm in Orange County, California.

Lorraine has joined as a legal assistant in the corporate and commercial department and will be dealing with a range of matters including company and business sales, and commercial and shareholder agreements.

In her free time, Lorraine enjoys travelling, walking in the countryside with her dog, playing guitar and martial arts

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Daniel Keane
Managing Partner Corporate and Commercial

Daniel has 20 years’ experience in advising buyers and sellers of companies and businesses and regularly acts for management buy-out/buy-in teams. He also has signifcant expertise in complex commercial contracts in a wide range of sectors, including IT, distribution and engineering. (Known for his pragmatic and constructive approach to contract negotiations.)

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Siân Peverill
Solicitor Corproate and Commercial

Having started her legal career in Local Government specialising in contracts, Siân then went into private practice to train and qualify as a Solicitor. Siân joined Keelys in September 2018 and undertakes corporate support work advising on shareholder agreements, group re-organisations, business share sales and purchases and general commercial work including terms and conditions. In her free time Siân enjoys yoga, baking and photography.

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Hitesh Punjani
Partner Corporate and Commercial

Hitesh qualified with the firm in October 2003 and specialises in all aspects of company and commercial law. His work includes private equity transactions, acquisitions and disposals, a wide range of corporate re-organisations, share option schemes, finance, banking and succession planning. Hitesh also undertakes commercial work including supply agreements, distribution agreements, terms and conditions, and outsourcing agreements. Hitesh advises a wide range of owner managed businesses, from start up’s to well plc companies; and by way of example, Hitesh recently advised on a £105m+ re-financing for one of his client’s.