A NEW specialist has come aboard a Basingstoke law firm.

Andrew Maidment has joined Lamb Brooks Solicitors, in Winchester Street, as an associate solicitor to build a new department focusing on professional negligence.

Managing partner Andrew Lowe said: “We are delighted that Andrew has chosen to join the team at Lamb Brooks. His unique skillset and expertise helps further set us apart from our competition, offering a new service to our existing clients as well as the residents and businesses of Basingstoke and north Hampshire.

"We warmly welcome him to the firm.”

Mr Maidment, who brings nearly a decade of experience dealing in niche area of law, said: “I am thrilled to join the team at Lamb Brooks who have all been so welcoming.

"I look forward to working with such an established team and growing the professional negligence department.”