New appointment boosts expertise at law firm’s Lincoln office

Luke Rees and Ed Capes

Wilkin Chapman, a law firm in Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire, has appointed Luke Rees, an experienced corporate and commercial specialist.

Rees will join its team of 18 corporate and commercial law experts across its offices in Grimsby, Lincoln, Beverley, and Louth.

With over 15 years of legal experience, he has worked with commercial clients on company sales and purchases, private equity investments, corporate restructures, shareholder agreements, and a range of commercial agreements.

Luke Rees, corporate and commercial partner at Wilkin Chapman, said: “It’s a great time to be working at Wilkin Chapman, joining fellow partner Ed Capes and the team in Lincoln while collaborating with the wider teams across Grimsby and Beverley. One of the things that attracted me to the firm was its excellent reputation for providing advice in the energy and renewables sector and I am keen to work with the head of the sector, Roly Freeman, to further develop our existing relationships with clients and intermediaries in this area.”

Ed Capes, corporate and commercial partner at Wilkin Chapman, said: “Luke’s appointment is a great boost to our well-established team. He has a strong reputation for offering pragmatic corporate advice which has seen him cultivate close relationships with intermediaries and clients both locally and nationwide. Add to that his extensive experience advising clients on a full range of commercial contracts, and we’re thrilled to welcome him to our team.”


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