‘heavyweight lawyer’ and ‘he is outstanding, one of the best’.
Ken joined Stevens & Bolton LLP in 2004. He was head of the corporate and commercial team between 2006 and 2011, managing partner from January 2012 to April 2017 and head of our international practice group from May 2017 to April 2019. He is now a consultant involved in developing our international practice.
Before joining Stevens & Bolton LLP Ken spent over 25 years at leading international City law firm, Simmons & Simmons. During his career with Simmons & Simmons, Ken spent three years as managing partner of the Hong Kong office, then five years as head of the London corporate and commercial department until he moved to Stevens & Bolton LLP in 2004.
Ken has advised many large corporate clients, based in the UK and overseas, on a wide range of corporate matters including M&A, joint ventures, fundraisings, restructurings and corporate governance. Much of his work is international or cross border in nature.
Ken is ranked as an ‘Eminent Practitioner’ in mid market corporate/M&A and private equity in the current edition of Chambers UK, the only lawyer in the South with this ranking. He is also recommended in The Legal 500. Chambers UK describes him as a “heavyweight lawyer” and says “he is outstanding, one of the best”.