Francis Clark has further strengthened its corporate finance team with the appointment of chartered accountant Jack Leggett.
He will specialise in the manufacturing, defence and food & drink sectors.
Having worked in the deals team for a ‘Big Four’ firm, Leggett started his own Devon-based micro-brewery which specialised in high quality small batch beers and which he recently sold.
He said: “I have worked in the south west my entire career and have been fortunate to work with a wide range of businesses both in size and market. I am passionate about working with SMEs and the entrepreneurial spirit of local business men and women continues to inspire me.
“Having started-up and sold my own businesses, I know how important it is to have advice that you can trust.”