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Higgs partner installed as commercial director

 

Article date:  04/08/2015

Higgs & Sons has announced that corporate partner Adrian Cutler has been appointed as commercial director at one of its key clients, RS Fleet Installations Limited.

The appointment follows the completion of Beech Tree Private Equity's multi-million pound investment into the group earlier this year.

Adrian, has worked alongside the group's managing director Lea Hodson for a number of years, both as non-executive and as lawyer.

"Adrian's appointment to the board of RS Fleet is testament to the client philosophy we adopt as a firm, which is to work as an extension of our clients' management team and to be valued as a key strategic partner," comments Nick Taylor, head of the corporate team at Higgs & Sons.

"We look forward to strengthening our relationship with the business as we continue to work with Adrian in his new role, both as commercial director of RS and as an ongoing consultant to Higgs.  I am also delighted that Adrian has agreed to chair our new client board, to which he will bring a unique insight."

Adrian Cutler states:  "The decision to accept a commercial role with RS wasn't an easy one given the calibre of Higgs & Sons in terms of its people, its reputation and its clients.

"To be at the centre of a fast growing market in a private equity backed business represents a unique opportunity and to be able to continue with Higgs & Sons in a client relationship capacity and as chair of its client service board is a fantastic privilege and will enable me to continue to help Higgs outperform the market."

Higgs & Sons is an award-winning Midlands law firm, employing over 220 people, based in prestigious offices in Brierley Hill's Waterfront Business Park.  Recognised nationally and across the Midlands, the firm is proud of its heritage and its reputation for loyalty, integrity and for consistently delivering exceptional standards of service.

Higgs & Sons' corporate team offers pragmatic and clear advice. The approach of working in partnership with clients has helped start-ups through to multi-million pound national companies. To find out more contact nick.taylor@higgsandsons.co.uk.

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