Keystone Law has welcomed three new partners from some of the UK’s leading law firms who will bolster its litigation and real estate teams with their distinct specialisms and varied experience.
James Knight, Founder and CEO of Keystone Law, said:
“Keystone continues to welcome some fantastic lawyers who bring with them a wealth of expertise which will enhance our full-service offering to clients. I am delighted that Tracy, Gregor and Samantha have chosen to develop their established practices at the firm.”
The new appointments are:
Tracy Sell-Peters — Litigation
Joining from DWF
Tracy is highly experienced in healthcare litigation, which comprises claims, regulatory, advisory, criminal, inquest and inquiry work. She advises on complex and high-value clinical negligence claims spanning the medical specialities, including a significant number of brain injury and spinal surgery cases as well as orthopaedic, plastic surgery, ophthalmology, neurology and neurosurgery claims, brought against surgeons and physicians working both in the NHS and in their private capacity.
Tracy also defends doctors, dentists and other healthcare practitioners whose registration is called into question by the General Medical Council and other healthcare regulatory. Practitioners turn to Tracy for representation in independent inquiries, including serious untoward incident inquiries and complex inquests, including deaths in custody.
Before joining Keystone, Tracy was the Head of Healthcare Litigation at DWF.
Gregor Kleinknecht – Litigation
Joining from Hunters Law
Gregor is an expert in international commercial dispute resolution with a focus on complex and high-value cross-border and multi-jurisdictional arbitration and litigation cases.
Gregor also focuses on contentious and non-contentious international intellectual property law as well as art and cultural heritage law.
Gregor’s clients have included sovereign governments, multi-national corporations, banks and other financial institutions, an Ivy League university, but also small innovative start-up companies, art galleries, dealers and collectors, artists and sports personalities, family offices and private clients.
Samantha Leigh — Real Estate
Joining from Freeths
Samantha specialises in real estate law, particularly within the rural sector. She deals with all types of non-contentious agricultural/landed estate work plus high-value residential property and commercial property.
Samantha’s clients include landed estates, lenders, private investors, high-net-worth individuals, landlords, tenants and charities.