Huddersfield based solicitors, Eaton Smith, has appointed Ben Jackson as a partner in its Corporate and Commercial team.

The hire boosts the well-regarded team, which is led by Deborah Melluish.

Ben has over 15 years’ experience in mergers and acquisitions, re-organisations and investment and shareholders’ arrangements.

He has worked on high value and complex transactions across a variety of sectors, dealing with national and international clients.

He said: “Joining Eaton Smith is a fantastic opportunity, and I am delighted to join this very talented and busy team.  I am looking forward to helping with the continued growth of the corporate and commercial team’s activities and to working with all the remarkable people and businesses that they work with.”

Deborah Melluish, senior partner and head of corporate and commercial, added: “Ben is a great addition to our team. He has years of the type of experience in corporate work that fits perfectly with the diverse and interesting work that we do here at Eaton Smith for local, national and international clients. We look forward to working with him as we continue to grow and expand.”