Knights is delighted to welcome new colleagues to the business as it is joined by Partners Erica Burt-Moore and James Keogh. Solicitor, Anna Clarkson and Associate, Asli Akoya.

Anna joins Knights as a Solicitor in its Family team and will be located in the Nottingham office.  Anna, specialises in financial settlements/court proceedings on divorce or separation, child arrangement disputes and pre-nuptial agreements.


Private Client Partner, Erica Burt-Moore will be based in Knights’ Birmingham office.  Erica’s expertise covers wills, probate, lasting powers of attorney and elderly client services in addition to estate planning and trust work.

Located in Knights’ Northern office locations is James Keogh and Asli Akoya.

Asli is an Associate and joins our Employment team in Wilmslow.  Asli has experience in dealing with a full range of immigration, asylum, human rights, nationality, EEA law, PBS and Bail applications under private and publicly funded work.

James will primarily be based in Knights’ Leeds office and will further strengthen the Group’s offering in Yorkshire. James brings over 11 years’ experience in employment law and is a trusted advisor to a number of household names, with a particular focus on the retail, manufacturing and food sectors.

James Keogh, Partner commented on joining Knights:

“I’m really excited to be joining Knights at a time when our Employment team and Yorkshire offering are both going from strength to strength. I was attracted by the culture driven strategy, friendly people and growth ambitions of the business. I’m delighted to be joining the team.”

Knights recent appointments will serve to further strengthen the platform which it has developed through its investment in its practices across its regions. Alongside strong growth in new joiners, Knights has been further boosted by colleagues joining in Nottingham, Crawley, Maidstone and Leeds by way of acquisitive growth, taking the total number of professionals to 930 across 15 office locations.

Welcome to all of our new colleagues, we look forward to working with you.

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