AN accountancy firm has appointed a new associate tax director.

Liz Rothery, who is a specialist in inheritance tax and trust planning, will work alongside the senior team at Baldwin's Seaton Burn office.

With 14 years of experience in private client tax planning, she has expertise in dealing with high net worth individuals and the local market.

She said: “It is fantastic to be working with a great team of talented individuals who have been very welcoming since I joined the firm. I am excited to develop the business and reputation of Baldwins in the region."

Regional managing partner Dawn Walton said: “Liz has such enthusiasm for the potential of Baldwins and with the experience, capabilities and knowledge which she has gained over the past 14 years, she will be a great addition to our tax team and fits in perfectly."