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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

28 Nov 2017
Keystone shares jump 20% on first day of trading

Keystone Law made its debut on the London Stock Exchange yesterday and saw its share price jump 20% in the first day of trading. Admitted at 160p, the shares closed at 191p, having gone as high at 196p. Keystone was valued with a market capitalisation of £50m, following an oversubscribed £15m fundraising. Some £10m was raised for the company, comprising £9.4m by way of the placing and £600,000 through the issue of subscription shares, with £5m raised for the selling shareholders.Chief executive James Knight told Legal Futures last week that he and two other shareholders had sold the 10% stake in the business to provide greater share liquidity.

16 Nov 2017
Legal Week
"This is about the future"- Keystone's James Knight on the thinking behind the firm's IPO

Keystone's founder explains why the firm decided to become the third to list on the London Stock Exchange...“This listing is about the future,” says James Knight, founder and managing director of Keystone Law, which today (16 November) confirmed that it will become the third law firm to float on the London Stock Exchange (LSE).

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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