Timms Solicitors have expanded two key teams with senior appointments operating across the firm’s office network in Derby’s Cathedral Quarter, Burton-upon-Trent, Swadlincote and Ashby.
Nikola Guthrie has joined as Head of Commercial Property from Freeths LLP where she was a Senior Associate.
Her appointment is in response to the growth in commercial property activity in Derby and across the East Midlands.
Meanwhile Adrian Rose has joined the Family Law team from Cartwright King.
As an experienced lawyer and Resolution-trained mediator, Adrian will introduce the family mediation service to Timms which will be available to clients across the branch network.
Managing Partner Fiona Moffat explained: “Timms Solicitors continues to expand in response to our growing client base across this area. I am delighted that we continue to attract high calibre professionals to join our established teams.
“Nikola is well known and highly respected in her field across the region in her field. She will be a valuable asset to the Commercial Property team – particularly in Derby which is seeing a significant growth in development and real estate opportunities.
“Adrian’s expertise and his excellent reputation on Family Law matters and Mediation services will greatly enhance the fast growing Family Law team.
“News of his appointment has been welcomed by clients who recognise the positive impact that timely and cost effective resolution can bring during difficult times in their lives.”