Jane Keir concluded her five-year term as the first female senior partner at Kingsley Napley in April 2018 – having played a key part in making the firm one of the most diverse in the industry. ‘We made it work,’ she tells Spear’s. ‘Over half of our lawyers are women, and we’re proud to be ranked as the top law firm in the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For.’
December 2018 saw the culmination of a two-year case acting for Aparna Bangur, whose ex-husband was trying to claim against her family’s wealth in India. She tells tells Spear’s that the case ‘is now used as a warning to ‘gold-diggers’ who think they have an entitlement to the family wealth of the ex by reason of the marriage’.