Solihull-based specialist law firm Meridian Private Client has recruited an experienced private client lawyer. Edward Jones joins Meridian as an Associate from a well-known Midlands law firm, having previously worked in-house at a top UK bank and also at a leading national legal services provider.

On his appointment Edward said: “I am delighted to join Meridian Private Client, a firm which has a great reputation. The level of specialist expertise the Firm offers to clients is second to none in the region and I am looking forward to working with the Team.”

Edward is a full member of The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (‘STEP’) and has undertaken a range of private client work in his career, which spans nearly 15 years, but in particular brings with him to Meridian specialist expertise in Probate and the administration of estates.

Drummond Kerr, Partner, added: “We are very pleased to welcome Edward to Meridian. Adding an experienced lawyer such as Edward to the Team supports the continued growth of the Firm and further increases the depth and breadth of expertise we have on offer to our clients.”

Meridian is one of the largest private client practices in the Midlands with thirty members of staff. The firm combines lawyers and tax specialists advising on private client issues on a range of non-contentious and contentious matters, often with an international element.

Meridian’s clients include business owners, landowners, high net worth individuals, highly paid executives, the beneficiaries and trustees of UK and overseas trusts, executors of estates and other professionals who require specialist advice.

For more information please call 01675 442 430.