SWINDON solicitors Royds Withy King recruited a top legal expert to join their team.

High-value divorce legal expert Maria Mulroe has joined RWK as part of the family law team.

She said: “I’m excited at the opportunity to join a large firm in the west where I have family roots.

“I’m joining a large and experienced family law team, where I hope I can add some extra depth to its full service offering by bringing additional expertise in high-value financial work to the Swindon and Marlborough areas.”

Maria joins from Herrington Carmichael, where she worked for eight years in the head of family role.

This newest addition arrives as the law firm looks to step up its offering to entrepreneurs with substantial business and personal assets.

RWK’s head of the Wiltshire family team Rebecca Stevens said: “I'm delighted that Maria is joining our team. With new legislation due to come into play regarding no fault divorces, Maria’s experience will add further strength to them team and enables us to continue to offer a high quality level of divorce advice to our clients that have complicated finances and family circumstances."