High-profile dealmaker joins law firm

L-R: Roger Dyson, head of hlw Keeble Hawson’s corporate and business team, Matt Ainsworth, Paul Trudgill

A highly-regarded dealmaker has joined hlw Keeble Hawson as a corporate partner.

Bringing almost two decades of expertise in mergers and acquisitions; Matt Ainsworth has represented a raft of well-known clients and specialises in all aspects of corporate finance and private equity transactions, joint ventures and company reorganisations.

hlw Keeble Hawson managing partner, Paul Trudgill, said: “I am delighted to welcome Matt to the firm. He is widely acknowledged and respected as one of Yorkshire’s top corporate lawyers and his appointment demonstrates our ambition to offer the best talent and service of the highest quality to our clients.”

Matt Ainsworth said: “hlw Keeble Hawson’s reputation as a leading independent regionally focused firm is second to none and the opportunity to play an instrumental role in the next stage of its development was too good to miss.”