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Higgs lawyer is Future Faces vice president

A solicitor with leading West Midlands law firm Higgs & Sons has been elected Vice President of a Birmingham networking group.

Adam Maguire, 28, is one of three newly appointed Vice Presidents of Future Faces, a group developed by the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce to help businesses support and develop staff who are committed to developing their careers.

Adam, who qualified in 2013 after having trained with Higgs, said: “I am honoured to have been elected Vice President of Future Faces.

“There is a wealth of aspiring talent in our region and this will be a great opportunity to help contribute towards the growth and success of our future business community.

“Higgs & Sons has supported me over the last 12 months in my role on the Executive Committee of Future Faces, for which I am most grateful, and I am very much looking forward to the next few years which promise to be very exciting.”

Philip Barnsley, head of Family at Higgs & Sons, said: “We have been happy support Adam in his role within Future Faces, and delighted for him on his appointment as Vice President.

“By investing in such organisations, the benefits to us as a business are numerous.  It helps to develop confident employees with a variety of essential skills, increases our business network and brand recognition and helps to boost our reputation within the business community.”

Originally from Northampton, Adam first moved to Birmingham in 2005, and attended the University of Birmingham before joining Higgs as a trainee.

He specialises in private matrimonial and family law and advises clients on all aspects of relationship breakdown including divorce and cohabitation disputes. He is also a practising member of Resolution, an organisation committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes.

Future Faces is a networking and peer support group for ambitious individuals who are in the early stages of their career. Its members come from a wide variety of sectors who are seeking to share experiences, learn from business leaders and work with their peer groups to develop new skills, knowledge and best practice in order to become the business leaders of the future.

Higgs & Sons is based in the heart of the Black Country at the Waterfront Business Park in Brierley Hill. The growing team now boasts 100 plus specialist lawyers available to support clients in a comprehensive range of business and private sectors.