A LEADING LAW firm wrapped-up a landmark 12 months with new appointments and plans for further growth in 2023.
Mackenzie Jones Solicitors, based in St Asaph, Menai Bridge and Chester, is recruiting staff and celebrating internal success, including the continued development of its 24-strong workforce following a prosperous 21st anniversary year.
Among them is Ceri Wynne, from Denbigh, who qualified as a solicitor during the festive period.
The former Ysgol Glan Clwyd pupil and Bangor University student accepted a role as a paralegal after completing her studies – despite the challenges of the Coronavirus pandemic – and will now focus on private client instructions including Lasting Powers of Attorney, Wills, Trusts and Probate.
“Qualifying was definitely an early Christmas present after the last couple of years training and working,” said Ceri.
“Everyone has been so supportive throughout and helped me to realise my dreams, I’m absolutely thrilled, very thankful and look forward to taking my career forward with Mackenzie Jones.”
Operations Manager Steve Bradley, from Wilmslow, who joined the company in the autumn, congratulated Ceri on her achievement.
“She has worked so hard to get to this point, it’s well deserved, and we are all very proud of her,” said Steve.
“Ceri is an example of how the firm supports young talent and is keen to encourage the next generation of lawyers and legal workers into the sector.
“We will continue to look at recruitment and growth in the months ahead in key areas and support the development of the team as the business continues to go from strength to strength.”
Directors Richard Jones, Anna Mills Morgan and Andrew Foley-Jones unveiled proposals for a new base in North West Wales in the near future, and are looking to build on demand in Cheshire and the north west of England. throughout the region as well as for clients further afield in England and Wales.
“We have had a very good year, have a brilliant team and are excited to see what 2023 brings,” said Richard.
“We are growing all the time, not just here in North Wales but nationally, so it’s important we capitalise on that while continuing to deliver a first-class service for our clients.
“That’s something we have done every year since the turn of the century, and a top priority as we move forward as one of the region’s boldest and most innovative law practices.”