Mills & Reeve appoints Newell as non-executive director

Mills & Reeve has announced the appointment of Christopher Newell as a non-executive director to the firm.

Newell is a non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee of the London-based subsidiary of the Japanese bank, Mizuho. He was also a founder director of corporate finance firm, Altium Capital  Ltd, and fund management company, Artemis.

The appointment of a non-executive director comes soon after Mills & Reeve announced a high-profile merger with Manchester firm George Davies and the addition of a nine-strong insurance team from DLA Piper in Birmingham.