A leading Corporate lawyer has joined Knights as the business continues its growth across the East Midlands.

Partner Paul Simpson joins the team in Lincoln and brings more than 20 years’ experience as a corporate lawyer.

Paul works with clients on a wide range of opportunities and challenges, including management buy-ins and buyouts, acquisitions, disposals, reorganisations and demergers, shareholder and joint venture arrangements and partnership agreements.

Paul Simpson, Partner at Knights, said:

“Knights is a growing business and it’s a great time to join. I’m looking forward to being part of a national team with great experience in all the key regions of the country – including here in the East Midlands. I can’t wait to get started.”

Paul’s arrival bolsters Knights’ team of more than 200 professionals in the East Midlands, working alongside a growing team in the business’ 25 offices nationwide.

He is the 33rd recruit to join the Knights team in the East Midlands so far this year, with more set to follow.

John Tansur, Client Services Director at Knights, said:

“Paul’s arrival is a fantastic addition to the commercial team we have in the East Midlands. 

“Knights continues to grow in Lincoln, across the region and nationally and we look forward to continuing to expand the team further in the coming months. “

Knights is one of the fastest-growing professional services businesses in the UK.

With 23 offices nationwide, Knights is ranked within the top 50 UK law firms by revenue – providing multiple services to business clients alongside premium advisory services to private individuals.

The business’ team in Lincoln are based at Olympic House on Doddington Road.