Roythornes adds to legal team
Roythornes adds to legal team

Roythornes Solicitors has announced the details of a further significant expansion to their highly regarded Private Client team with the recruitment of Robert Webb and Gary Clark.

Robert joins to assist in the delivery of Roythornes strategy for growth, and will be instrumental in providing expert advice to the firm’s core agricultural and landowning clients on capital tax planning, business succession, wills, trusts and probate.

When asked what attracted him to the firm, Robert commented:  “ Roythornes has an excellent reputation particularly in the agricultural and food production sectors ,and I felt that the culture and expertise already in place would provide me with enormous opportunities to achieve my own ambition to operate at the cutting edge of legal practice in the region.”

Chartered Tax Adviser Gary joins the firm in the newly created position of Trust Manager, having previously run his own accountancy and tax practice.  He has been tasked with the management of the firm’s relatively newly created trust corporation, Roythornes Trustees Limited, and modernising the service that Roythornes offers in the creation and administration of a large volume of private trusts.

“Roythornes entrepreneurial spirit has provided me with a new opportunity and refreshing change of direction in to legal practice after many years in the accountancy profession. I am thrilled to be able to have been given the opportunity to help Roythornes achieve some of its own strategic goals and launch the firm in to the next stage of development in the delivery of professional services’.  

Elizabeth Young, partner and Head of the Private Client team said: “Robert and Gary both have excellent reputations in the region and will add further depth to the services we already offer.  The fact that we are attracting high quality and senior people to work for us is good news for the firm and our clients.”