Challinors’ Birmingham office has continued to grow its team by adding three specialists across its childcare, crime and wills trust and probate teams.
Nicholas Bennett joins as assistant solicitor in the wills, trust and probate team headed by partner Fiona Debney.
A qualified member of the worldwide professional body STEP (The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners), Mr Bennett is a specialist in Court of Protection, wills, and estate planning work, and joins after five years with Higgs & Sons. He has also worked at Blakemores Solicitors and Shepherds Solicitors, both in Birmingham.
Damion Romans joins as assistant solicitor in the childcare team, headed by partner Ghulam Sohail, from Blakemores Solicitors. Based in Challinors’ West Bromwich office, Mr Romans is a specialist in family law, particularly childcare, care proceedings and adoption cases.
Also joining as assistant solicitor is Gerry Vahey. He joins Challinors’ top ranking specialist business and serious crime team, also headed by Mr Sohail, and will operate from the firm’s West Bromwich and Halesowen offices. With more than 20-years experience as a criminal defence solicitor, Mr Vahey has worked at a number of West Midlands law firms, including Tanfields and MR Timms & Co, both in Dudley.