Law firm FBC Manby Bowdler has strengthened its team with a series of new appointments across the Midlands.
The firm has announced that Graham Fuller, Mohammed Ahsan and Sarah Millington have become partners.
Mr Fuller works in the wills, probate and lifetime planning team and joined FBC Manby Bowdler in 2018.
He deals with a range of matters including wills, powers of attorney, care fees, tax planning and probate.
Mr Ahsan joined the property litigation team in 2017 as an associate and specialises in commercial property and contentious probate and trusts.
Ms Millington has been appointed a partner in the firm’s family team and deals with all legal issues arising from relationship breakdowns but focuses specifically on financial issues following separation or divorce and prenuptial agreements.
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Managing director Neil Lloyd said: “I am delighted we have been able to make these key appointments which will further strengthen the outstanding team that we have in place at FBC Manby Bowdler.
“All three of our new partners bring years of experience, wisdom and passion to their roles and exceptional track records in delivering the excellent service our clients have become accustomed to.”
Law firm Mills & Reeve has recruited a new Jagvinder Singh Kang as its new international head of IT based in Birmingham.
Mr Kang founded specialist practice Technology Law Alliance in 2003 during which time he advised on billions of pounds worth of technology transactions, involving some of the largest global companies.
He said: “I launched a boutique law firm from a standing start.
“This unique background allows me to better advise my clients, by applying my understanding of the underlying technology to the associated technology law issues.
“I’m truly excited by what I can now help accomplish with the backing of a leading full-service UK law firm.”
Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce has appointed Nasir Awan as its new junior vice-president.
Mr Awan created one of the largest UK wholesale businesses in the UK, Birmingham-based Awan Marketing, and has been a member of the chamber’s board for seven years.
He is also a former Asian Business Chamber of Commerce president.
In 2016, he was awarded the MBE in the New Year’s honours for services to business and international trade.
Solihull marketing agency Jask Creative has recruited Penny Jane-Bourne as its new creative designer.
Her previous roles include spells with PR agency Superdream, housebuilder Aurora Living and ad agency Giants & Titans and she also works in hospital radio in Birmingham.
Trade body the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales has appointed a new president for Birmingham and the West MIdlands.
Andrew Coulson said he would focus on the theme of digital transformation and technology within the body’s local activities during his tenure.
As president, he will represent more than 6,600 chartered accountants living and working in the local area and will focus on developing close connections with and between members.
Mr Coulson is the founder of Birmingham-based Dolfinblue Chartered Accountants which specialises in flexible finance functions.