Lawrence Stephens announces director appointment

He previously worked at Devonshires Solicitors LLP as well as international law firms including Trowers and Hamlins LLP, Olswang, and Allen and Overy

Lawrence Stephens has appointed corporate lawyer James Lyons as director in the law firm’s Corporate and Commercial department.

Lyons has more than 20 years’ experience in the industry with specialist expertise in mergers and acquisitions, equity fundraisings, joint ventures, corporate reorganisations, shareholders’ agreements, and corporate governance.

His clientele includes entrepreneurs, management teams, SMEs, large private companies, and PLCs within sectors including technology, manufacturing, real estate, healthcare, and catering.

Lyons joins Lawrence Stephens from Devonshires Solicitors LLP and he has previously worked at international law firms including Trowers and Hamlins LLP, Olswang, and Allen and Overy. 

Lyons said: “I’m thrilled to have joined Lawrence Stephens as a director in their Corporate and Commercial team. Lawrence Stephens’ forward-thinking, proactive and client-centric approach precisely mirrors my own values.

“I look forward to delivering results that will enable the firm to continue going from strength to strength and enhance its already glowing reputation.”

Jeff Rubenstein, senior director, said: “We’re delighted to welcome James on board to our growing Corporate and Commercial team. 

“His extensive expertise in corporate legal matters, strong reputation and track record of delivering exceptional client service will be invaluable to our firm and we can’t wait to see his career continue to thrive and excel at Lawrence Stephens.”

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