A WORCESTER-based lawyers has appointed a new head of private client services.

David King has joined Harrison Clark Rickerbys based at its Deansway office, working as the head of private client services in the Wye Valley and Hereford.

Mr King comes to the firm after heading up a highly successful private client team.

His experience includes advising the high net worth clients of a number of high street banks and insurance companies on estate planning, estate administration and trust matters.

Dawn Oliver, head of private client for the firm, said: “David’s appointment is a real win for our clients who will benefit from his outstanding skills, especially if they want to protect their family’s assets.”

Heath Thomas, head of the Wye Valley office, said: “Our team here is growing all the time, regularly attracting lawyers who want to live and work locally but provide top-level advice and support for their clients.

"I am delighted to be joining such a vibrant team, which is clearly developing and strengthening in this area. I look forward to working with a wide range of clients, from individuals to charities and financial bodies, to advise them on trusts and estates issues.”