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Keith singled out by leading law guide

Keith Melling, the head of the Corporate team at Napthens solicitors, has been highlighted by the leading law guide Chambers for the quality of his work.

The 2015 Chambers and Partners UK directory has ‘ranked’ Keith as an individual, an accolade based purely on the feedback the directory’s publishers have received from the marketplace.

He was singled out as a strong choice for corporate and commercial advice in the Preston and Lancashire area, with clients praising his ‘dedication and can-do attitude.’

As head of Corporate, Keith, who joined Napthens in 2009, handles a wide range of work including company acquisitions and disposals, equity fundraising and investments, mergers and joint ventures.

He has particular expertise in the transport, automotive and manufacturing industries.   Under his stewardship the department has more than doubled its staff numbers and turnover and now comprises a team of 15 lawyers, the largest team of corporate specialists in the Lancashire market.

Chambers is described as the guide to the world’s best lawyers, and covers 185 jurisdictions around the globe.