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We are delighted to announce the appointment of Johnny Shearman who joins as the firm’s newly created Chief Operating Officer and he will also hold an Of Counsel position in the firm.

Johnny brings with him very strong boutique disputes law firm pedigree, having spent the past seven and a half years at leading specialist disputes firm Signature Litigation LLP. There he held both client facing and management roles and was most recently their Head of Knowledge and Legal Services.

Johnny is ranked as a ‘Recommended Lawyer’ for Banking Litigation in The Legal 500 2022 and he has worked on some of the highest profile cases in the country including those featured in The Lawyer’s “Top 20 Cases of the Year”.

Going forward, Johnny will oversee key administrative functions within the firm and work alongside the partners to deliver Keidan Harrison’s strategic vision and long-term growth. He will also continue to advise on aspects of client matters.

Johnny commented: “I am thrilled to be joining Keidan Harrison as the firm’s new COO. It is an exciting time for the firm as we transition from start up to scale up and look to cement ourselves as a trusted disputes and insolvency specialist firm.

Co-founding partner, Marc Keidan commented: “We are delighted that Johnny has joined Keidan Harrison shortly before our second anniversary. He is established as a familiar face in the London disputes market and both his legal and firm management experience are of the finest calibre.  Johnny’s hire, in the role of the firm’s first COO and Of Counsel, represents a milestone for the firm. It underscores the firm’s ambitious growth plans and demonstrates our commitment to recruit top talent to ensure we are able consistently to deliver an excellent service to our clients, as well as a nurturing and supportive environment for our team.

Find out more about Johnny and his experience here.