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James Knight

Keystone Law

London, UK

Managing Partner

Keystone Law

James Knight
Biography
James Knight is the Founder and Managing Partner of Keystone Law, an award winning and fast growing international law firm that provides companies, entrepreneurs and individuals with corporate legal advice. Qualifying in 1992 as a solicitor, James began practising as a commercial Lawyer with Trowers & Hamlins and went on to practice throughout Hong Kong, Oman and Dubai. In 2000, he set-up his own legal consultancy before establishing Keystone Law in 2002. James now splits his time between London and Cape Town.

Personal Business Advice

If you can keep your head whilst all about you are losing theirs and blaming it on you, then you have probably misunderstood quite how serious the situation is.

James Knight’s Newsfeed

04 Apr 2017
Solicitors Journal
A vision of the future

William Robbins looks at some of the practices and initiatives adopted by ‘new law’ firms to create a better experience for lawyers and clients...At the end of last year, in the wake of much market uncertainty, Keystone relaunched its interactive financial calculator with a ‘team move calculator’ which showed the benefits of joining the firm for whole teams...At the time, Keystone’s managing director, James Knight, explained that the whole purpose of the tool was to demonstrate to partners and teams that moving didn’t mean everything had to change. 

07 Mar 2017
Solicitors Journal
The rise of the new age law firm

James Knight proposes calling time on the traditional partnership and focusing on creating the right platform for senior lawyers to work from.

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James Knight’s Background

Managing Partner
Feb 2002 - Present
James is the Managing Partner at Keystone Law. Founded in 2002, Keystone Law is a full service commercial law firm that operates to address the specific needs of entrepreneurs.
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Jun 1999 - Dec 2002
James started his own legal consultancy in 2000, offering a level of service to small and medium sized companies that was not available through conventional law firms. The high demand for this type of service led James to establish Keystone Law.
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James Knight’s Education

Solicitors Final, Law
1989 - 1990
LLB, Law
1986 - 1989