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Senior appointment continues development of Commercial Property team

13th October 2017

Senior appointment continues development of Commercial Property team

A senior appointment is set to further strengthen the Commercial Property team at leading West Midlands law firm Higgs & Sons by enhancing its specialist residential development offering.

Kevin Joynes, formerly Legal Director at Bovis Homes since 2015, joins the team as a Partner.

A committee member and former president of the Worcestershire Law Society, Kevin specialises in property development, particularly house builder and residential development work and has acted for most of the top 10 house builders during his extensive career.

Kevin commented: "Having worked in-house for one of the UK’s largest house builders, I am looking forward to bringing that experience back in to private practice with Higgs & Sons.

“The firm has an extremely strong reputation in the region, particularly in the burgeoning real estate arena and I am looking forward to adding further value to Higgs’ outstanding offering.”

Kevin, who lives near Bromsgrove, worked as a prison officer at HMP Blakenhurst before qualifying as a solicitor in 2001. Married with two children he is vice chairman of his local parish council in Beoley, Worcestershire.

Partner and Head of Property Development, Cherry Elliott said: "We have continued to grow our commercial property offering over several years and Kevin’s appointment will further enhance our specialist residential development arm.

“We currently undertake a wide spread of development work and Kevin’s unique insight and expertise in the residential development sector will enable us to offer real added value to new and existing clients and bolster a rapidly expanding area for us.

“Kevin brings a wealth of experience gained from working in the house building industry as well as in the legal sector, and we are delighted to be welcoming him to the team.”

 

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