A LAW firm with offices in Wirral has expanded its family team with the addition of a new solicitor and head of department.

Jackson Lees has expanded its Wills, Trust and Probate team with the appointment of Candice Jones, who has worked in the legal sector since 2004 and qualified as a solicitor in 2008.

She also has experience in personal injury, civil litigation and conveyancing and previously held the role of Compliance Officer for Finance and Administration (COFA).

On her new role, Candice said: "I am delighted to be back working at a firm that covers both sides of the water and having our Wirral offices gives me the chance to be able to reach out again to those based on the Wirral and our firm’s connections in the community.

"I get to manage our fantastic team which delivers the best service for all our clients. Our team has a wealth of experience and knowledge, and part of my role is making sure you get to speak to the right person to help you."

She added: "The work we do ranges from helping clients plan for the future by preparing wills, lasting powers of attorney and trusts to helping clients deal with matters when someone has passed away in assisting with probate and administration of the estate and trusts.”

"My role means I get to balance working behind the scenes to ensure we continue to offer an excellence service to getting out and about in the community attending clients at home or in the office and putting this into practice.

"I am passionate about the work I do and knowing that I have manged to make a real positive difference to my clients is so rewarding."

Haley Farrell, deputy managing director and head of family law, said: "We are delighted that Candice has joined our Wills, Trust and Probate team.

"With her experience, passion for helping others and making a positive difference, we have no doubt that Candice will fit right into Jackson Lees Group.”