Midlands law firm Higgs & Sons have appointmented a new partner to the commercial team. Sarah Webb is an experienced commercial lawyer with specific expertise in both contentious and non-contentious intellectual property across the private, public and charitable sectors.

She joins the firm from Anthony Collins Solicitors where she spent 10 years leading its governance and commercial team.

Nick Taylor, partner and head of corporate at Higgs & Sons, said: 'Sarah’s appointment is a tremendous addition to the team, and we are delighted to welcome her on board.

'She brings with her a wealth of experience adding real depth and strength to the department which crucially will allow us to deliver an even greater range of corporate and commercial services to our clients.'

Prior to joining Higgs & Sons, Sarah spent 16 years working in two major UK law firms. She said: 'I am extremely pleased to join Higgs & Sons and look forward to supporting clients on a broad range of commercial and IP issues.'