A LUDLOW legal firm has bolstered its award-winning agricultural department with the addition of a new member of the team.

mfg Solicitors has appointed Sophie Dwerryhouse into its Corve Street-based team – with her moving across from the firm’s commercial property division after five successful years.

Ms Dwerryhouse, who has strong personal links with Shropshire’s equine and farming communities, will work closely with partner Susan Morrissy, supporting and advising the firm’s rural clients which include farmers, landowners food and drink producers.

Susan Morrissy, partner and agricultural specialist at mfg Solicitors, said: “Sophie is born and bred in this part of Shropshire and is well-regarded across the rural business community.