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Mukesh Patel

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Remembering Mukesh

Mukesh Patel was a highly respected figure within the Leicester business community, renowned for his leadership and dedication. As a Director of Team Leicester, he played a pivotal role in promoting the city and county's investment potential on the international stage. His unwavering drive and passion for the region significantly expanded Team Leicester's reach, engaging hundreds of members and securing vital opportunities.

Beyond his impressive professional achievements, Mukesh was admired for his exceptional interpersonal skills. Known for his impeccable manners, courtesy, and respect, he fostered a positive and inclusive team environment at Freeths, where he served as Managing Partner. He garnered immense respect from colleagues, who valued his collaborative spirit and leadership.

The news of Mukesh's passing on February 18, 2023, deeply saddened the Leicester business community. His legacy continues to be celebrated in various ways, including the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award presented in his memory at the 2023 Leicestershire Law Society Awards. Law firm Freeths further cemented his legacy by establishing a scholarship in his name, providing financial support to aspiring lawyers from diverse socio-economic backgrounds.

This page serves as a testament to Mukesh Patel's remarkable contributions to the Leicester business community and the legal profession. His leadership, passion, and commitment continue to inspire those who had the privilege of knowing him.

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