Law firm Fraser Dawbarns, which has offices in King’s Lynn and Downham Market, has appointed Iain Grimes (pictured) as its new managing partner.

Mr Grimes succeeds Melinda Smith who will remain at the firm, working in its family law department.

The company said as head of the residential conveyancing department, Mr Grimes would bring “many years of leadership experience to the role”.

Mr Grimes said he looked forward to building on past success and tackling the challenges and changes faced as a result of the pandemic.