The Welsh government announced that it has granted South Wales firm Howells Solicitors £100,000 from its economic growth fund to create the 13 new jobs at the specialist centre.
Cardiff-headquartered Howells Solicitors, which has branches across South Wales, is aiming to become one of the UK’s top five conveyancing firms. It said that the Bridgend hub will have ‘a strong focus on the English market’ as well as serving local clients.
Some comments on the Law Society Gazette website have questioned if it is right for the Welsh government to be giving what amounts to a "state subsidy" to a law firm.
Read the full Law Society Gazette article here