Kevin is Mishcon de Reya's Managing Partner. He specialises in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures as well as advising families on international tax, succession and strategic dispute resolution. Much of his work has an international dimension with a large part of his practice having a Middle Eastern, South African and Asian bias.
He is increasingly instructed to lead the commercial negotiations on behalf of clients in addition to providing more traditional legal input. He has a practical and pragmatic approach and has developed a formidable reputation among his clients for effective negotiation on their behalf.
Kevin became Managing Partner in 1997. Under his leadership the firm has seen more than a ten-fold growth in revenue and launched MDR Lab - the first Legal Tech accelerator in the UK. He also oversaw the launch of several successful ancillary businesses – including MDR Discover, MDR Cyber and MDR Brand Management.
He was named 'Law Firm Leader of the year' at the 2015 Legal Business Awards.
Mishcon de Reya was named 'Law firm of the year' by both The Lawyer and Legal Business in 2012, and again 2017. In 2020 the firm appeared in Sunday Times 'Best Companies to Work For' list for the 13th consecutive year.
In 2020, Kevin was appointed Executive Chairperson, focusing on the overall strategic development of the law firm and its ancillary businesses. This appointment will take effect from 10 April 2020.
He is currently a Trustee of the Social Mobility Business Partnership.
Managing Partner: London, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Partner, Mishcon de Reya
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University of Cape Town, B.Soc. Sci
English and Afrikaans