Manchester-based commercial property lawyer Abacus Solicitors has appointed Howard Gruber, joint senior partner at solicitors Gruber Garratt, as senior consultant solicitor.
Gruber brings with him over 30 years' experience in commercial property law and a specialism in commercial conveyancing matters.
Abacus has 24 members of staff based in its office in King Street West in Manchester city centre.
Geoff Underhill, executive member of Abacus, said: "It is great that Howard has agreed to join us. He brings with him a wealth of commercial property experience and knowledge and his skills will be a valuable addition to the Abacus property team."