Harrogate law firm Berwins has strengthened its residential property and family law teams as it prepares for growth in 2014.
The appointments of conveyancing executive Diane Scott from Ashworth Law, and family solicitor Danielle Day, who previously worked at Stowe Family Law, are the first of a number of new hires planned for the first quarter of the year.
Managing director Sarah Smith said further recruitment was planned to strengthen Berwins’ life and commercial teams.
“We are delighted to be starting the new year with the appointment of two talented individuals to support our expansion plans
“Danielle’s experience makes her a valuable addition to our top ranking family team, which rose to band one in the 2014 edition of legal guide Chambers UK.
“Expansion of our residential property department follows steady growth in this area over the past six months which we expect to continue with ongoing recovery in the housing market.
“Recruitment will continue in the early part of the year in response to strong performances across all divisions in 2013.”