Ted Dewhurst

Senior Consultant

Ted is a highly-experienced corporate and commercial lawyer specialising in advising entrepreneurs, technology companies and investors in relation to equity financings/investments and a wide range of other corporate transactions (including crowdfundings, private placings, secondary transfers, advance subscription/SAFE and convertible loan facilities, venture debt arrangements, share buybacks, management buy-outs and M&A transactions). Ted works on transactions with businesses at all stages, from start-ups through to later-stage financings and exits.

In addition to his private practice career, Ted has worked in-house with Accel Partners and Balderton Capital (formerly Benchmark Europe), two of Europe’s leading venture capital firms, which gives him a unique knowledge and understanding of the needs and objectives of institutional investors.



1993-1994: College of Law, Guildford (LPC)
1992-1993: BPP Law School (PGDL)
1989-1992: University of Southampton


2024-current: Humphreys Law - Senior Consultant
2023-current: Keystone Law - Partner
2015-2023: Kesteven Partners Ltd - Principal
2014-2015: JAG Shaw Baker - Partner
2010-2014: Kesteven Law - Principal
2009-2010: Balderton Capital - Legal Counsel
2001-2009: Nabarro LLP - Associate
2000-2001: College of Law - Lecturer
1995-2000: Lawrence Graham - Associate

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