TAMWORTH has become the latest town to welcome law firm Slater & Gordon to its ranks, with former resident David Allen at the helm.
Mr Allen was born in Tamworth and grew up in the region before moving away to study and work, but now returns with the new office and said his goal was to combine big city expertise with country town personal service.
“It was paramount we service the city of Tamworth and its surrounding communities as the capital of the New England and North West regions. I have grown up in this region and understand the issues that local workers and their families face in tough times,” Mr Allen said.
The firm has access to a range of its own specialist lawyers. The nationally known firm has 1000 staff located in more than 50 metropolitan and regional locations including an office in Gunnedah.
To celebrate the opening of the Peel St office, a community information day will be held on February 9, with the firm offering a free standard will or power of attorney service for anyone attending.
Residents interested in the will and power of attorney services will need to register on-line at the Slater & Gordon website.
Information sessions will also be held on the day covering motor vehicle compensation, the Workcover scheme, emergency services workers, and public venue incidents.
The information day will run from noon to 2pm and will include coffee, cold drinks, and face painting, with optional donations for drinks and will services to be donated to the Tamworth hospital.