SOLICITOR Victoria Fairley has joined Hampshire law firm White & Bowker to strengthen further its tax and trusts team.

Qualifying in 1999, Victoria formerly worked in the London firm of RadcliffesLeBrasseur.

She is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and advises in all areas of private client work with particular expertise in trusts, tax and estate planning.

Martyn Thurston, head of the Chandler's Ford-based White & Bowker's tax and trusts team, said: "I am delighted to welcome Victoria to the firm. Her undoubted expertise will enable us to improve further our service for individuals and their families."

Victoria said: "Trust law is a vast and complex area of law.

"The team is constantly monitoring developments in trust law and its aim is to offer its clients a complete, professional and friendly legal service."