Humphries Kirk solicitors, a law firm with offices in Somerset and Dorset, has strengthened its private client team by welcoming two new solicitors to its offices in Crewkerne.

Abigail Doggrell completed her training contract with Humphries Kirk and then qualified into the private client department in October. She advises clients in respect of their wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, management of their general affairs and Administration of Estates.

Kelly Taylor qualified as a solicitor in 2009, with a Bournemouth-based firm, and joined Humphries Kirk in October also specialising in private client matters including trusts, tax planning, Protection of Assets and Court of Protection applications.

Laura Staples, associate solicitor and team leader for Somerset private client matters congratulated both Kelly and Abigail on their new roles. She commented:  “We’re very pleased to have a strong and dynamic team at our Crewkerne office. We look forward to working together with new and existing clients from across Somerset.”

Simon Cross, head of Humphries Kirk private client department, said: “We are delighted to welcome two new members to the private client team and grow the firm’s offering in Crewkerne.

“The recruitment of Kelly and Abigail further shows our commitment to Somerset and our desire to give expert advice in relation to a number of legal matters which personally affect the public.”

To book a 30-minute free initial chat with Abigail or Kelly at the Humphries Kirk office at 17 Market Street, Crewkerne, please call 01460 279 100.