Sydney Mitchell associate

West Midlands law firm Sydney Mitchell has expanded its commercial property service with the appointment of a new associate at its Shirley office.

Commercial property specialist Simon Jobson will be working with Richard Holland, head of department at Shirley, and associate Daniel Blood.

Mr Jobson joins the firm from DLA Piper and will be working on behalf of clients in all aspects of commercial property work, including retail, building development, landlord and tenant, and educational property work.

He said: “The team here is really forward thinking and have a real focus on the future growth of the commercial side of the business. Coupled with their exceptionally loyal client base, I am delighted to have joined at this time and looking forward to some exciting times ahead.”