On the move: the latest East Midlands hires

Mitesh Thakrar

Forvis Mazars, a global professional services network, has appointed Mitesh Thakrar as an audit partner in the East Midlands.

In his new role Thakrar, who has spent his entire career in the East Midlands and specialises in working with privately owned businesses, will be responsible for further strengthening the audit practice and supporting the firm as it continues to grow its client base in the region.

Following the recent launch of Forvis Mazars, the newest top 10 global professional services network, he joins an expanding local partnership team following the appointments of Andy Hickson, Claire Cowen and Mark Surridge last September.

Steve English, office managing partner for Forvis Mazars across the East Midlands said: “Mitesh brings over a decade’s experience of working in audit and serving clients across the East Midlands. His insights into the local market will be invaluable as we look to continue to grow our presence and offering in the region. Mitesh’s dedication to his clients and to audit quality mean he will be a fantastic addition to the team and we look forward to welcoming him.”


An estate agency in Corby has welcomed a new sales negotiator onboard.

Taya O’Connor has joined the team at Belvoir and brings with her a wealth of experience. Having previously worked in the travel sector, O’Connor mixes sales and customer experience with a passion for property, to provide a memorable customer experience.

She said: “I’m excited about joining the team at Belvoir. They have given me a very warm welcome and have made me feel one of the team. It’s my ambition to help ensure that I find the forever dream home for our customers. I just know that this new role is the perfect fit for me.”

Belvoir Corby managing director, Bobby Singh Braich, said: “It’s fantastic to have Taya join the Corby Belvoir team. Her enthusiasm for finding the perfect property for our customers is a perfect fit for our brand. We’re already witnessing the positive impact she has made to the team and wish her all the best in serving the people of Corby.”

Leicester law firm Nelsons has promoted two employees within its real estate and family departments.
Kirsty Mayfield has been promoted to legal director in the commercial property team, while Naomi Bond has been promoted to senior associate in the family team.
Mayfield joined Nelsons as a senior associate, having progressed from a chartered legal executive in just five years.

Kirsty Mayfield & Naomi Bond

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