Talbots Law has appointed Lisa Burton and Callum Haynes as directors of the firm. The company has also promoted Melinda Rice to the position of associate, marking a successful two years that has seen her fit seamlessly into the Trusts and Estates team.

The Texas-born solicitor is concurrently studying on the Legal Practice Course towards an LLM in Law.

Mary Mocklow, chief executive of Talbots, said: ’2017 was a very good year for our business with strong growth across all of our key areas; family, residential and commercial Property, trusts and estates and business services.

She continued: ’We are setting ourselves the target of adding £1m of new business and to do this we have made a number of key promotions. Callum, Lisa and Melinda embody the Talbots approach and have gone over and above the call of duty in the last few years and fully deserve their recognition.’

Lisa Burton has been with Talbots for more than 25 years. Callum Haynes celebrates a decade of service at the company with his promotion, taking on the role of director and head of new business.

Calum said: ’I’m delighted to be taking on the position of director at a very exciting time in our history. 2018 has the potential to be our best ever year.’