A LUDLOW legal firm has appointed an experienced tax and succession planning specialist into its growing Private Client team.

Sally Smith, who has over 12 years’ experience advising people on tax, estate matters, and issues relating to the care of elderly relatives, has joined the Ludlow office of mfg Solicitors as an associate.

Ms Smith, who is also an expert in issues surrounding high value estates, trusts and inheritance tax planning, particularly those involving business or agricultural property, will work closely with partner Peter Stephens and head of department, Valerie Robinson.

“Sally brings a huge amount of experience to the firm and we are delighted to welcome her to the team here in Ludlow,” said Mr Stephens.