Keystone Law welcomes Isabel Napper to its Board as Non-Executive Director

– UK, London –  Keystone Law Group PLC (LON: KEYS), the fast-growing, UK Top 100, challenger law firm which in November 2020 was named “Law Firm of the Year” at the prestigious Lawyer Awards, today announced the appointment of Isabel Napper to its Board as Non-Executive Director effective from 1st December 2020.

Isabel is currently Non- Executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee of both SDI Group Plc and Tristel PLC. Until 2015, Isabel was a successful lawyer specialising in intellectual property and commercial law.

Following the recent successful IPO of Kooth PLC, a business of which Peter Whiting is Non-Executive Chairman, Peter now feels that the level of his commitments across the various boards on which he sits means that it is now the right time to step down as Non-Executive Director at Keystone. Both he and the Board have agreed that this should take place following the announcement of the Group’s 2021 results and that Peter will continue in his role as Chair of the Audit Committee until that time. Following Peter’s departure, Simon Philips, Non-Executive Director, will Chair the Audit Committee and Isabel will Chair the Remuneration Committee.

“We are delighted to welcome Isabel to the Board and look forward to working with her. I would like to take this opportunity to thank Peter for his invaluable contribution to the Group since our IPO and I wish him well for the future.” said CEO, James Knight.

About Keystone Law

Keystone Law is a UK Top 100, fast-growing, profitable and cash generative challenger law firm which in November 2020 was named “Law Firm of the Year” at the prestigious Lawyer Awards. Established in 2002, Keystone is one of the first platform models disrupting the traditional law firms operating within the legal services mid-market. Keystone’s model permits rapid scalability, enabling the Group to increase the number of revenue-generating lawyers more quickly than the traditional model.

As a full-service law firm, Keystone delivers conventional legal services across more than 20 service areas and over 50 industry sectors to a client base comprising predominantly of SMEs and private individuals. These services are delivered by over 345 experienced self-employed lawyers who work from their own offices; with no fixed remuneration their fees are calculated with direct reference to the income they generate for the Group. The lawyers are fully supported by the Group’s central office team of approximately 45 employees and are therefore able to focus entirely on business development and the delivery of legal work.

With the head office located in the heart of London’s legal district on Chancery Lane, the Group uses its bespoke proprietary software platform to enable Keystone’s lawyers to interact with the central office team and each other easily and efficiently, whilst extensive networking and social events engender a strong sense of belonging to the Keystone family. The platform also drives interaction, co-operation and a strong corporate culture across the business.

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