Burnett Solicitors continues its expansion in Cumbria and into Lancashire with the appointment of Corporate Partner, Jennifer Bell.

Jennifer Bell joins Burnetts from Knights Plc with over 15 years of corporate and commercial law expertise.

The law firm, which has offices in Carlisle and Cockermouth, aims to broad its services for businesses, intermediaries and the wider investment community.

Jennifer said: “I am very excited to be part of a firm that has a fantastic culture together with an excellent reputation for the quality of its corporate and commercial service offering."

Michael Walby, Head of Corporate at Burnetts, said: “We are delighted to have Jennifer on board. I know from working opposite her on transactions that she is a high calibre corporate lawyer, and importantly, she knows how to get deals done.

"She will be pivotal in developing our corporate offering further across Cumbria and Lancashire, during what is an exciting period of growth for Burnetts.”