CREWKERNE solicitors Humphries Kirk has made three appointments.

The firm, after the closure of its Ilminster office, has brought in Alison Lock and Peppy Griffiths as chartered legal executives and Laura Staples as a solicitor.

Alison joins with many years’ experience of residential conveyancing in Somerset and Devon.

She said: “I am delighted to return to South Somerset, having started my legal career at Baker and Duke in Ilminster.”