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New head of corporate and commercial department at Davies and Partners

Duncan Murray has become the new head of the corporate and commercial department of Gloucester solicitors, Davies and Partners, it has been announced.

With more than 25 years' legal practice experience, Duncan has previously been partner at a leading national law firm and in-house counsel for a major financial institution.

He has also served on the board of several companies with operations in a variety of sectors, including financial and technology.

Speaking of his appointment, Davies and Partners' legal director Ewan Lockhart said "Duncan is a very experienced business lawyer and has acted on complex and often large transactions on a national and international level. His appointment is an excellent addition to the department, and will expand our comprehensive business advice at the most senior level".

In his new position, Duncan will be based at the head office in Gloucester while leading the corporate teams across Davies and Partners' other offices in Bristol, Birmingham and London.

He said he was looking forward to his new role, adding: "Davies and Partners is a long-established firm in Gloucester and is very involved in the local community.

"I am very much looking forward to helping build on the success and strength of the firm here and the part it plays in the economic growth and business success in the region".

Nigel Tillott, head of employment and regulatory law, said they were delighted to have Duncan on board. "His expertise will to help expand the firm's corporate and commercial practice and develop the range of specialist legal services offered to our entrepreneur, owner managed business and PLC clients."

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