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Leonard Curtis Legal strengthens corporate and commercial team

With over 20 years legal experience advising SMEs and entrepreneurs in a wide variety of sectors, Paula Smith will play a key role in growing the firm’s corporate and commercial division amongst accountants and SME clients nationwide

Leonard Curtis Legal has strengthened its corporate and commercial services team with the appointment of Paula Smith as director.

With over 20 years legal experience advising SMEs and entrepreneurs in a wide variety of sectors, Smith will play a key role in growing the firm’s corporate and commercial division amongst accountants and SME clients nationwide.

Her key areas of expertise include acquisitions and disposals, corporate restructuring, governance and investment.

She has particular expertise in advising partnerships and LLPs, having written the limited liability partnerships handbook and is a contributor to the accountants’ legal service.

Smith said: “I’m very happy to have joined the Leonard Curtis Legal team and am really excited to help build on the phenomenal success it’s enjoyed in less than five years since it launched.

“I had been working with the team on a consultancy basis for a while and, when the opportunity arose to join the team as director, I jumped at the chance. I think we’re a great fit.”

Andrew Gregory, director at Leonard Curtis Legal, added: “We are absolutely delighted to have been able to attract a lawyer of Paula’s calibre to the firm.

“Not only is she a very experienced and respected lawyer – her expertise is already proving to be invaluable to many of our clients who require her most astute legal advice for their businesses – but she also adds real value to the team at Leonard Curtis Legal.”

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