Twenty-nine-year-old accountant Steven Holden, a tax and trust manager, has become an associate at MFG Solicitors.
MFG head of tax Alan Neal said: "Steven is an experienced tax professional who specialises in looking after private clients of high net worth.
"His particular areas of expertise include income tax, capital gains tax, inheritance tax, corporate tax, VAT, and an extensive knowledge of accounting and trust administration.
Mr Holden said: "I am delighted to have been entrusted with promotion to associate at a time when my area of the firm’s work is growing so rapidly.
"I was born in Wednesbury and am immensely proud of my roots."
He went to Willingsworth High School in Tipton before going on to Wolverhampton University where he obtained a BA (Hons) in Accounting.
He will continue to operate out of the firm’s Halesowen office.