Region’s largest law firm welcomes accomplished corporate and commercial lawyer as partner

Corporate and commercial law specialist Luke Rees joins Wilkin Chapman’s Lincoln office.

The largest law firm in Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire, Wilkin Chapman, has appointed Luke Rees, an experienced corporate and commercial specialist, to join its team of 18 corporate and commercial law specialists based across the firm’s offices in Grimsby, Lincoln, Beverley, and Louth.

Luke has more than 15 years of experience in law working with a wide range of commercial clients on company sales and purchases, private equity investments, corporate restructures, shareholder agreements, and a full range of commercial agreements.

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Luke Rees, corporate and commercial partner at Wilkin Chapman, said:

L-R: New partner Luke Rees pictured with Ed CapesL-R: New partner Luke Rees pictured with Ed Capes
L-R: New partner Luke Rees pictured with Ed Capes

“It’s a great time to be working at Wilkin Chapman, joining fellow partner Ed Capes and the team in Lincoln while collaborating with the wider teams across Grimsby and Beverley. One of the things that attracted me to the firm was its excellent reputation for providing advice in the energy and renewables sector and I am keen to work with head of sector, Roly Freeman, to further develop our existing relationships with clients and intermediaries in this area.”

Ed Capes, corporate and commercial partner at Wilkin Chapman, said:

“Luke’s appointment is a great boost to our well-established team. He has a strong reputation for offering pragmatic corporate advice which has seen him cultivate close relationships with intermediaries and clients both locally and nationwide. Add to that his extensive experience advising clients on a full range of commercial contracts, and we’re thrilled to welcome him to our team.”

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Luke joins Wilkin Chapman’s Lincoln office having spent the last five years of his career in Lincoln and his appointment strengthens the firm’s growing corporate and commercial expertise across Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire.

Luke is married with a young family and he spends most of his time following his children’s various sporting endeavours, including helping out as a cricket coach.

To learn more about Wilkin Chapman’s corporate and commercial team and its range of legal services, visit