Shoosmiths has appointed commercial and outsourcing specialist Fiona Teague to its national commercial team, based in the firm’s Birmingham office.
Ms Teague trained and worked in London for 10 years with Simmons & Simmons and Baker & McKenzie.
She joins from Keely’s, where she helped grow its commercial contracts practice, providing advice to a range of clients, from blue chip companies to local businesses in a variety of sectors.
Shoosmiths’ growing commercial team has celebrated a number of recent client wins, including Iron Mountain, British Gas and Dudley MBC. The team has also been enjoying significant new mandates from existing clients including Hewlett Packard, Amazon and Thomas Cook. Birmingham partner and head of the national commercial team David Jackson said: “We’ve managed to establish a particularly talented and innovative commercial team as a result of an ongoing and carefully planned recruitment drive.”