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Regional Corporate Heavyweight Joins Rothera Bray's Derby Office

Regional Corporate Heavyweight Joins Rothera Bray's Derby Office

Rothera Bray, a prominent East Midlands-based firm, continues to strengthen its team with the addition of David Kaplan, one of the region's foremost corporate lawyers.

David's appointment underscores the firm's commitment to delivering exceptional legal services to businesses across the East Midlands and beyond.

Recognised as an expert in his field and recommended by the Legal 500 as a Leading Individual, David brings nearly three decades of experience to the table. David’s main areas of focus are general M&A, private equity and banking and finance.  He has advised and continues to advise a broad spectrum of clients including owner managed business, overseas entities, listed companies and multi-national conglomerates.  He has a wealth of experience advising, in particular, manufacturing, IT (software and hardware), aerospace and healthcare businesses.

At Rothera Bray, David will spearhead the firm's corporate endeavours in Derby, playing a pivotal role in elevating the Derby office's profile and promoting its services. His appointment marks a significant milestone for Rothera Bray, as it ensures the presence of a corporate partner in each of its three city offices.

David's arrival at Rothera Bray represents the latest in a series of strategic appointments aimed at bolstering the firm's service offerings. With a dedication to providing comprehensive solutions to businesses and individuals alike, Rothera Bray continues to cement its position as a leading legal firm in the region.

Commenting on his appointment, David expressed his enthusiasm for joining Rothera Bray, stating,

"I am excited to join such an innovative practice and am looking forward to working with my fellow corporate partners in developing further Rothera Bray’s corporate offering in Derby, Nottingham and Leicester, whilst at the same time increasing the reach of Rothera Bray’s other legal services in the Derby marketplace. My appointment shows Rothera Bray’s commitment to Derby, and we are very keen to continue with the expansion of the Derby office with further strategic appointments."

Christina Yardley, CEO at Rothera Bray, emphasised the significance of David's addition to the team, stating,

"David's wealth of experience and expertise will be invaluable as we expand our corporate offerings in Derby and beyond. We are thrilled to welcome him to the Rothera Bray family."

Photo: David Kaplan, left, Tim Gladdle, middle, and Toby Preston, right.

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