Langleys Solicitors has strengthened its medical law team with the appointment of paralegal Robyn Jackson.

Ms Jackson will focus on cases involving brain injury and clinical negligence, working alongside Associate Helen Murphy. She previously worked at Nelsons and Browne Jacobson in Nottingham and is studying to become a qualified solicitor.

Andrew Jackson Solicitors has announced the appointment of Mark Davies.

Mr Davies will be a key addition to the firm, further strengthening its existing banking and finance team.

His appointment follows on from a successful year that saw the firm, which has an office in York, complete several high-profile deals and transactions.

Mr Davies has extensive expertise covering all areas of banking law, having advised national lenders and borrowers on corporate and property banking transactions, including property development funding.

Mark Pearson-Kendall, managing partner of Andrew Jackson, said: “Mark’s client focused approach to delivering specialist legal services to the banking and financial sectors is a perfect fit for the firm.”

Janet Jay has been appointed as the new business development manager at York Science Park.

Ms Jay is responsible for supporting existing residents and attracting new businesses to the 21-acre science and technology park facilities in York.

In her new role, she will also be responsible for identifying, developing and implementing new business opportunities and bringing together companies, innovators, funders, student entrepreneurs and the University of York knowledge-base, to create prosperity within the stimulating York Science Park environment. Prior to joining York Science Park, Ms Jay was a commercial manager at Autism Plus.