One of London’s top mid-tier firms Mackrell Turner Garrett has appointed a highly talented business development expert to help guide the firm as it continues to grow.

Chris Lane joins the firm as its Head of Business Development and Marketing with more than two decades in the legal sector, with more than 10 years spent focusing on the practice management, business development and marketing for full service barristers’ chambers.

He holds a number of professional qualifications including being a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and Institute of Leadership Management.

In his new role, Chris will help to guide the partnership team at Mackrell Turner Garrett by providing advice and support with the practice’s popular events and seminars, as well as conducting market research and implementing campaigns aimed at further expanding the firm’s diverse client base.

Speaking about his appointment, Chris said: “I am delighted to be joining such a prestigious firm at such an exciting time in its history, as it continues to expand its team and range of services.

“I hope that my expertise in business development and marketing can help guide the firm and its team of partners so that it can maintain the high levels of annual growth that it has come to enjoy.”

Mackrell Turner Garrett’s Managing Partner, Nigel Rowley added: “Chris brings with him a lot of experience and I am in no doubt that he will assist us with our vision for the future of our firm.”