Brachers strengthens its full-service offering with two new partner hires

Brachers law firm has bolstered its full-service offering with the appointment of two new partners.

The firm, based in Canterbury and Maidstone, welcomes Joshua Williams to its award-winning Private Client team, while Dan King joins the highly acclaimed Corporate and Commercial team.

Joshua brings with him over 14 years of experience advising private clients on a broad range of matters including Wills, probate, wealth planning and estate administration.

Dan previously trained with Brachers, qualifying into the Corporate law team, before joining a London firm where he honed his experience in M&A work and notably acted on transactions for private equity houses.  He will be based at the firm’s Maidstone headquarters.

These new hires are testament to Brachers’ commitment to strengthening its full-service capabilities and to delivering excellence to clients across the South East region and further afield.

Dan King, Partner (Corporate), commented: “I am delighted to return to Brachers as a corporate partner. The team has gone from strength to strength, winning multiple awards for dealmaking and forging long-lasting relationships with clients.”

James Bullock, Head of Brachers’ Corporate and Commercial team, said: “It’s a real pleasure to welcome Dan back into the Brachers family. He is an outstanding corporate lawyer whose expertise and client care are renowned within the field. Our clients will benefit from Dan’s vast experience across all transaction types from M&A, management buyouts (MBOs) and private equity deals, to joint ventures, shareholder arrangements and restructuring. He is a real asset to the team.”

On Joshua’s appointment, Christopher Eriksson-Lee, Head of Private Client, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Josh who has built up a tremendous reputation in East Kent. Josh is highly regarded for his personable approach while offering clients pragmatic advice that best meets their interests and objectives. He is a fantastic addition to Brachers.”

Joshua Williams, Partner, said: “Brachers has an outstanding reputation for its private client practice – and in particular its private wealth offering – being ranked in the top tier of the Legal 500 directory and highly rated in the Chambers High Net Worth Guide for private wealth law. I look forward to developing our private client offering and serving clients from across the county and beyond.”

Dan King joins Brachers from BDB Pitmans, While Joshua Williams joins from Furley Page.

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