A specialist in matrimonial finance has joined MFG Solicitors as partner in its family division.
Mercedes King-Jones is based in Worcester and joins the firm from Parkinson Wright, where she was partner in charge of its Evesham office.
After completing her LPC at Birmingham Law School, Mercedes trained with Hugh James, a large commercial practice in South Wales before joining Parkinson Wright in 1995. She is the fifth partner in the highly regarded family division at MFG headed by Jonathan Tougher, who is based in Kidderminster.
Mr Tougher said: “Mercedes brings a wealth of experience to the family team at MFG, strengthening the division considerably, she will specialise in high value cases that involve complex issues including pensions, family businesses and farming.”
Mercedes, who is married with one daughter and lives in Worcestershire, said: “The extension of the MFG matrimonial finance team to Worcester is an exciting opportunity to offer our clients first class service together with the very best advice and expertise in this complex and highly emotional area of the law.”