A Chester based solicitors has announced the appointment of a new director.

Bartletts Solicitors has promoted personal injury lawyer, Owain Dodd, to the role.

Mr Dodd has more than 24 years of experience in the personal injury sector and joined the firm in 2003.

Initially, he was stationed in Chester before switching to the Wrexham office in 2011.

This move follows the retirement of Trevor Morris, which saw Mr Dodd appointed to manage the personal injury departments in both Wrexham and Liverpool.

Mr Dodd said: "I’m absolutely delighted to be promoted to director at Bartletts Solicitors which comes at an exciting time for our firm.

"I am very much looking forward to new challenges ahead, further developing our practice and to building new and evolving existing client relationships.

"Since joining Bartletts Solicitors, I have been very committed to building a successful practice in Wrexham and aim to replicate this in the Liverpool office.

"I’m privileged to support my fellow directors who head up teams in private client, residential and commercial conveyancing and commercial law across Chester and Liverpool."

Practice manager Mike Craven said: "I would like to congratulate Owain on his promotion, which is very well deserved and a testament to his hard work and dedication to the firm.

"As a legal firm we pride ourselves on providing the best possible service to our clients and contacts, Owain has been outstanding in this regard and will be central to our continued success."

For further information on Bartletts Solicitors, visit www.bartletts.co.uk.