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New Manx law firm breaks mould

James Knight, centre, managing director, flanked by Keystone lawyers l-r Ben Hughes, Gillian Christian, Geoff Kermeen and Stephen Rodd

'Revolutionary' Keystone Law launches

A law firm set to break the mould of the Manx legal profession has opened for business in the Isle of Man today.

Keystone Law has launched with 10 advocates and legal practitioners, several of whom have been recruited from local firms.

They will operate as consultants on a 'mobile' basis, from home offices or clients' premises, with head office support.

Keystone Law was established in the UK in 2002 and now has 170 lawyers under its banner, but is new to the Island.

Launched with the slogan 'Law Set Free', the Isle of Man regulated company describes its approach to providing legal services as 'revolutionary'.

Free from company overheads and billing targets, Keystone lawyers are expected to offer competitive rates.

The firm's Island director Geoff Kermeen says the venture offers clients a wider choice:     

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