Keystone is delighted to announce the hire of highly-skilled corporate lawyer Barry Maytum, from Field Seymour Parkes.

With an impressive 25 years’ experience, many of which were spent at City firm Nabarro, Barry’s career has seen him act for a range of successful businesses including multinationals, venture capital and finance firms, and SMEs. With a client base spanning both the UK and US, Barry has a wealth of experience in financial law and can assist clients with banking and finance matters, as well as general commercial contracts. In addition, he is also able to assist clients with setting up not-for-profit entities.

Keystone’s third Field Seymour Parkes hire in less than a year, Barry’s arrival brings the firm’s Corporate team total to almost 30 Partner-level lawyers.

Keystone’s Managing Director, James Knight, said of the hire,

“Barry is a valued figure amongst both his clients and peers. His experience working with businesses both in the UK and beyond, puts our corporate team in the best possible position to respond to the burgeoning new breed of highly-informed client.”

Barry added,"I am delighted to have joined a firm with the bench strength and depth of a quality City firm both in terms of quality of lawyers and systems. It’s also invigorating to be part of a firm that has a real commitment to being modern and helping to revolutionise the landscape of legal services."