Shoosmiths has grown its real-estate team in Birmingham with the appointment of senior associate Brian Hession.
Hession is a commercial property specialist, with particular expertise in commercial and mixed-use property development, investment, funding and leasing. He joins from Davies & Partners, a niche commercial property firm based in Gloucester where he was head of commercial property.
He previously worked at Eversheds for 11 years in the Birmingham and Paris offices. He also has expertise in international real-estate matters and is a fluent French speaker.