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Russell Jones & Walker (RJW) has hired a two-lawyer team from Bury-based firm Clough & Willis Solicitors as it looks to expand its private client offering.
Richard Phillips joins as an associate and will head the firm’s trust and estates division. His practice focuses on areas including wills, inheritance tax planning and corporate succession planning. Ciara Hannawin joins as a solicitor and specialises in wills and estate administration. RJW family law head Amanda McAlister said: “The private client team has expanded considerably and I’m confident it’ll continue to grow as demand for our services increases.”