Keystone Law is pleased to welcome more senior lawyers to the Insurance, and Private Client teams. Since the beginning of the year the firm has made 14 appointments and continues to attract leading lawyers from across the country.

The firm is delighted to welcome the following:

Penny Gladman

Residential and agricultural law specialist Penny Gladman joins our Private Client and Property teams. Penny has a wealth of experience in drafting complex agreements for both individuals and businesses. Prior to joining Keystone, Penny was a partner at Lodders Solicitors. She is a member of the Agricultural Law Association and the Country Land and Business Association.

Claire Trotel

Claire Trotel is an experienced Private Client solicitor who specialises in all aspects of wills and probate, as well as tax and estate planning for both UK- and non-UK-domiciled high-net-worth individuals. Prior to joining Keystone, Claire was part of the in-house private client team associated with Moore Stephens (Snow Hill Legal) McGuire Woods and Macfarlanes. She also has extensive experience in the charity sector including handling legacy issues for Cancer Research UK.

Rachel Hawkins

Joining the growing insurance team is experienced litigator and UK and Australian qualified solicitor Rachel Hawkins. Rachel has extensive experience in resolving insurance disputes and has acted for leading insurance companies in both a claimant and defendant capacity and has formerly held senior roles with DLA Phillips Fox (Auckland), as in-house counsel at a district council and DAC Beachcroft LLP/Claims Ltd.

Keystone Law’s Managing Director, James Knight, commented:

“It’s great to have Penny, Claire and Rachel on board. They all have unrivalled expertise in their respective areas and further enhance our offering.”