Local independent law firm, Wards Solicitors is pleased to announce two new appointments in their Clevedon and Nailsea offices. These come in addition to recently reported promotions to partnership, as part of their New Year moves and new starters news.
Iain Bray joins the firm’s Clevedon office as an Associate in the Commercial Property team. Having worked in the Bristol legal market throughout his career, Iain joins the firm from a role as Senior Solicitor at the Bank of Ireland. Iain will join John Brentnall, Jonathan Wilson, Heather Jones and Robert Murray in providing commercial property expertise to businesses across the South West.
Iain said: “I’m delighted to have joined the Wards Solicitors team. Their reputation as such a well-respected and established local firm, providing practical, logical legal help is second to none and an approach I very much relate to. I am looking forward to my work, not only on Commercial Property transactions but the occasions when it combines with Commercial and Residential Conveyancing matters.”
Paul Paterson join’s the firm’s Nailsea office as a member of the Wills and Mental Capacity team. Paul will work on all matters relating to Wills, Probate, Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection. Local to northern Somerset, Paul is known for his clear, approachable and accessible manner in handling often complex, sensitive matters.
Paul comments: “It’s satisfying seeing the transformation in those who have, with our help, been able to move on with their lives at the end of what is often a very traumatic, worrying period. I am looking forward to working as a part of one of the leading, specialist Wills and Mental Capacity teams in the region.”