Beyond Law Group appoints new solicitor to its specialist corporate practice
Beyond Law Group announces the appointment of new solicitor, Shaun Little, into its specialist corporate and commercial practice, Beyond Corporate.
Beyond Law Group’s specialist corporate and commercial practice, Beyond Corporate, has appointed Shaun Little to its corporate team. The recruitment comes on the back of continuing success for Beyond Law Group and Beyond Corporate’s corporate team .
In the last 12 months, Beyond Corporate has more than doubled its headcount and Shaun is the seventh new appointment into the corporate team. The team is establishing itself as the go-to corporate team for high-profile national and international clients who prefer the more boutique approach to client service.
Originally from South Africa, Shaun joins Beyond Corporate from a top 10 international law firm where he completed his training contract and qualified while gaining experience acting for household name clients on large transactions.
Shaun has spent the majority of his time working on M&A transactions but has also assisted clients with equity capital market deals, private equity transactions and internal reorganisations. Shaun has broad commercial experience having spent two years pre-training contract working as a legal assistant at a boutique commercial law firm in London and as a compliance associate for a finance start up in London.
Beyond Corporate is a specialist practice of Beyond Law Group, the disruptive legal business whose strategy is to create, build and manage specialist legal practices under one modern business structure. Beyond Law Group’s unique and innovative business structure brings corporate and consumer legal services together, whilst enabling its practices to provide a specialist boutique environment to its customer audience.
Beyond Law Group currently has a portfolio of three practices: Beyond Corporate, McAlister Family Law and Beyond Conveyancing.
Shaun commented on his appointment: “It is fantastic to be joining the corporate team at such an exciting time in the Group’s development. The growth and innovation of the Group over the past five years has been incredibly strong, and I am excited by the platform this presents to really kick on with its strategy and vision.
Beyond Law Group is a breath of fresh air in the legal market and the business actively encourages out-the-box thinking from its diverse and talented workforce. The firm has a strong sense of identity and there is a real feeling of energy and purpose.”
Jim Truscott, a Partner in Beyond Corporate who leads the corporate team adds: “Shaun’s legal skills and broad commercial knowledge will help the corporate team in achieving its business goals. The corporate team has grown considerably over the past 12 months and high-calibre appointments like Shaun will only help to develop our offering and boost our expertise even further. I am delighted to welcome him to the team.”
Matt Fleetwood, the Group’s founder and Chief Executive comments: “We are delighted to have Shaun join Beyond Law Group and of the skill sets he brings to Beyond Corporate’s specialist corporate team.
The Group’s continuous investment in people aims to support each practice’s continued growth. We have made a number of key hires into the corporate team over the last 12 months and as a result Beyond Corporate has just closed on its most successful year so far. Investment in recruitment, our culture and values and the retention of talented, committed individuals is what is driving the business forward at such momentum, and we aren’t intending slowing down any time soon.”