A law firm which has offices in Cumbria has made a new appointment in its business development team.

Gillian Seville will become head of business development for Napthens - which has an office in Kendal - across the North West.

Gillian, who has a qualification from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, has over 20 years experience working with large and small businesses.

Shru Morris, chief executive of Napthens, said: “Gillian brings a wealth of experience and success with her to Napthens. She is extremely well known and respected for her work.”

Gillian said: “This is an exciting time for Napthens, with growth across Lancashire and Cumbria plus investment in Merseyside. I already know many of the team here at Napthens. I’m looking forward to working with them and supporting them.”