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Keystone Law

48 CHANCERY LANE, LONDON, WC2A 1JF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 3319 3700
Fax:
Fax 0845 458 9398
DX:
2307 VICTORIA
Email:
Web:
www.keystonelaw.co.uk

Jaan Larner

Tel:
Work 020 7152 6550
Email:
Keystone Law

Position

A business minded lawyer with an MBA from Oxford University, Jaan is a corporate and commercial lawyer with a particular interest in entrepreneurial activity. He advises clients on their corporate structures as well as their ongoing day to day commercial activity. He specialises in drafting, negotiating and advising on all types of commercial transactions involving capital, revenue, debt and equity, for private companies, and managing projects combining different legal and commercial disciplines in joint venture, partnership, agency, sale and franchise environments. His key achievements include structuring a £100m auction process for the sale of a new media company to UK and US bidders, the development and launch of a men’s lifestyle brand involving print media, online portal, online advertisers and commercial partnerships and advising university spinouts on start-up, capital raising and IP exploitation issues.

Career

Trained Berwin Leighton Paisner, qualified 1997. Founder WeComm, 1999-2006; Rosenblatt, 2001-03; Larner Consulting, 2003-07; Keystone Law, 2007.


London: Corporate and commercial

Commercial contracts

Within: Commercial contracts

The unique structure of Keystone Law¬†focuses on the individual specialities of the practitioners that make up the firm. In the area of commercial contracts, some key names in the team are the ‚Äėimmensely talented, intelligent and technically brilliant‚Äô Jeremy Schrire, who specialises in commercial agreements and related competition and regulatory matters; Jimmy Desai, who has expertise in commercial contracts as well as internet and technology law, data protection and IP/IT in M&A transactions; commercial and corporate lawyer Jaan Larner, who particularly focuses on entrepreneurial activity; and the 'extremely knowledgeable' Rebecca Halford-Harrison, who is a well regarded IP,¬†technology¬†and¬†disputes lawyer, notably in relation to IP law in the chemistry-based industries. Timothy Deacon¬†joined from Burges Salmon LLP¬†in 2019.

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