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Senior appointment at Cripps Harries Hall

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South East law firm, and KCFA member, Cripps Harries Hall LLP, has announced the appointment of Paul Lester as a partner in its corporate team.

Paul Lester has over 20 years experience in corporate law, with particular emphasis on corporate transactions, partnerships regulation and compliance. His focus on the real estate industry marries well with Cripps’ nationally recognised property expertise. Paul’s specific experience includes mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, structured property transactions, property co-investment vehicles and real estate funds, as well as funds and investment joint ventures and corporate restructurings. He joins Cripps from Lawrence Graham LLP, in London, where he was a corporate partner.

Paul said: “Joining Cripps is an exciting move for me - the corporate and real estate teams both have excellent reputations and advise some interesting clients. I am looking forward to working with such highly-regarded people.”

Cripps’ managing partner, Jonathan Denny, said: "Paul's hire is another great example of attracting talent from the city. I am delighted that Paul has decided to join Cripps - he is a key appointment and not only will he make an excellent addition to the team, but his expertise will significantly benefit our clients, too.”

Author:Cripps Harries Hall