Kain Knight appoints Stuart Waters as manager of Exeter office

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6 January 2015


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Stuart Waters appointed in first stage of expansion of Johnson & Johnson Exeter office

Kain Knight, one of the UK’s largest professional firms of costs lawyers, has appointed Stuart Waters from its London Wall office as manager in charge of the Exeter office.

The Exeter office was acquired as a result of Kain Knight’s acquisition of Johnson & Johnson, also based in St Austell, in November 2014. The acquisition is the latest phase of Kain Knight’s well-publicised business expansion strategy which commenced in April 2013.

Stuart has worked in the legal profession for his entire career, starting as a barristers’ clerk in London and subsequently joining a law firm as a fee earner and eventual head of the Criminal Department. He has worked in the legal costs industry for the past 16 years, joining Kain Knight in July 2014.

Commenting on the appointment, Peter Petyt, CEO of Kain Knight, said:

“We are delighted to appoint Stuart to this position as the first stage in our expansion of the Johnson & Johnson Exeter Office. He and his family are relocating to Exeter, which shows great commitment to the cause, and we are very confident that his enthusiasm and expertise are ideal for growing the office further.

Since our acquisition of Johnson & Johnson we have received a great deal of interest in our services from clients in Exeter and from the surrounding region and we already arranging in-house and external seminars on current issues in the legal costs market.

Kain Knight continues to innovate and will be launching new value-added services early in 2015 which leverage our considerable expertise and experience. These new services complement our traditional offerings and will be well received by clients in the South West and farther afield.”



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