Law firm Thomas Horton Solicitors has appointed William Harrison as a family lawyer.

Mr Harrison will be based at the firm’s Worcester office and brings extensive experience to the role.

Since qualifying he has focused on family, crime and prison law and has expertise in publicly-funded cases, as well as the criminal and family county court.

Mr Harrison said: “I joined the firm as it has an outstanding reputation and this is a fantastic career opportunity,

“The firm is widely regarded as the family law expert in Worcestershire and the West Midlands and I look forward to working with, and learning from, a highly respected team of colleagues.”

The Bristol University graduate, still finds time to read literature and enjoys baking as well as travelling in his spare time.

Richard Hull, managing partner of Thomas Horton, said: “It is great to have William on board - his knowledge of family matters is invaluable to our team and our clients.

“He has shown a real passion for his specialism and a determination that is paving the way for a very successful future.”

Established 150 years ago, Thomas Horton operates from offices in Bromsgrove, Worcester, Barnt Green and Redditch.