The Jersey office of law firm, Appleby has further bolstered its market leading litigation team as two of its lawyers were recently sworn in as Advocates of the Royal Court.

Linda Helm, a member of the firm’s family law team, and Adam Harrison, a member of Appleby’s criminal law team were called to the Jersey Bar and sworn in as Advocates of the Royal Court on the 28 January and 5 February 2013 respectively. David Benest, Managing Partner of Appleby’s Jersey office commented: “We are really pleased to announce that Linda and Adam have been called to the Jersey Bar.

This appointment is the culmination of a lot of hard work and dedication and will add further strength to our leading family law and criminal law teams here at Appleby.” Linda Helm specialises in matrimonial disputes and child law issues, financial claims and disclosures, divorce, as well as injunctions, contact and residence issues. She was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 1999.

Linda is also a qualified associate member of the Jersey Family Law Association. Adam Harrison specialises in criminal law, he deals with the whole range of criminal law matters, including road-traffic offences, drug-trafficking issues, public order, fraud and money laundering. He was admitted as a Solicitor of the Royal Court of Jersey in February 2010.