Law firm appoints CFO as rapid growth continues

Law firm Freeths, which has offices in Liverpool and Manchester, has appointed Gareth Jones as chief financial officer.

The hire follows another successful year for Freeths with increased turnover of 9.3% to £112m.

Jones brings with him more than 30 years experience in chartered accountancy, many of which have been at director level in blue-chip, public and privately owned organisations.

Karl Jansen, national managing partner at Freeths, said: “Gareth joins at what is an exciting time for the business and I am delighted to welcome him to this newly created role. This is a key addition to our leadership team, and I believe Gareth’s experience and expertise will be invaluable to us, as we continue to grow and develop our offering.”

Jones added: “I delighted to be joining Freeths. The group has an impressive track record of delivering significant year on year growth over the last decade and I look forward to being part of the fantastic team as it continues to expand and develop at what is a very exciting time for the business.”

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