Law firm Thrings has appointed senior associate Penny Munro to its tax and succession practice, and residential property specialist Sue Cornall as a legal director. 

Munro is an inheritance and tax planning specialist with over 20 years' experience in private client law, including estate administration and succession arrangements for agricultural business owners and private individuals. 

Penny Munro

Penny Munro

She joins the firm from Farnfields Solicitors and will be based at its Bath and Bristol offices.

Munro said: 'I’m delighted to join such a strong tax and succession team and to be part of a firm which works together across departments and locations to offer a comprehensive service.

'Whether it’s a matter of selling a business, making land available to developers or advising on wills, dealing with a person’s assets following their death or setting up trusts during their lifetime, I will be helping Thrings’ clients do it in a sensible and pragmatic way.'

Cornall is a fellow of the Agricultural Law Association and has worked in residential property law for more than 25 years.

Sue Cornall

Sue Cornall

She joins Thrings from Blake Morgan and is based at the firm's Romsey office.

Cornall commented: 'I am very pleased to be joining the team in Romsey, which has a strong reputation in private client practice in the region.

'There is significant crossover between conveyancing and the wider wealth-preserving work we do in the firm, so I am looking forward to contributing my experience of property matters to the Thrings team, with a focus on building lasting relationships with our clients.' 

Fiona Kellow, head of the private client department, said: 'We welcome Penny and Sue to the team in the knowledge that both will play key roles in helping to deliver exceptional solutions and service to our clients.

'Their appointments, along with others recently made across Thrings’ offices, support our position as a leading firm for private matters in the south of England – able to offer the full legal package to business owners and landowners alongside private individuals and families.'