Keith trained and worked at Boodle Hatfield before joining Stevens & Bolton LLP in 1991. He became a partner in 1999.
Keith specialises in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and other finance, joint ventures and demergers as well as providing a broad range of corporate advice to business clients. Keith's sector experience includes travel and life sciences.
Keith is described as “widely felt to be one of the region's finest lawyers”, having “been doing consistently first-class work for many years”. In Chambers UK 2017 a client enthuses that he is “Someone you can rely on to be a trusted advisor”. In Chambers UK 2018 he is described as "a very technical lawyer". Another asserts: "he gets to the point and he is a pleasure to deal with".
Keith has been shortlisted as Corporate Lawyer of the Year at the South East Insider Dealmaker Awards in each of the last 9 years winning the award 4 times.