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Specialists join expert corporate law team
Article date: 27/08/2015
Higgs & Sons has further strengthened its award-winning team with two new appointments.
David Bayliss and Johnathan Hunter join the corporate department at the firm's Brierley Hill headquarters.
Head of department Nick Taylor said: "Higgs & Sons is renowned and respected for the quality of its corporate team, which provides expert legal advice to businesses of all sizes.
"We pride ourselves on supporting clients with all their day-to-day legal business issues - whether that be assisting start-ups, general commercial advice, or dealing with multi-million pound corporate transactions.
"The addition of two more specialists to the team demonstrates not only our commitment to delivering the highest quality of service to clients, but also increased demand from the business community."
David Bayliss joins from Harrison Clark Rickerbys in Worcester where, as a partner, he built up a reputation in the security and defence sector and also advised automotive, outsourcing and manufacturing clients.
His experience includes sensitive contract negotiation, intellectual property protection and advising on a multi-million dollar international asset sale.
Commenting on his appointment, David said: "I am delighted to be joining Higgs and returning to my Black County roots after gaining valuable experience in the Commercial team of Harrison Clark Rickerbys in Worcester."
Johnathan Hunter qualified as a solicitor in 2014 and joins Higgs & Son from HCB Solicitors where he works on corporate and commercial reorganisation work within the owner managed business sector. He also established a niche in sports law.
Johnathan said: "I am thrilled to be joining a firm of the calibre of Higgs, a firm which shares my philosophy in working with clients, understanding them and their businesses, in order to provide ongoing practical assistance, specifically tailored to best meet their needs."
Currently celebrating its 140th year, Higgs & Sons is an award-winning Midlands law firm, employing over 200 people. Recognised across the Midlands and nationally, Higgs & Sons is proud of its heritage and reputation for consistently delivering exceptional standards of service.
To find out more about Higgs' award winning Corporate team, please contact Nick Taylor on 01384 327129.
Pictured, from left: David Bayliss, Nick Taylor and Johnathan Hunter