PROMOTION has arrived for two trainee road accident solicitors in Peebles..

Both trainees at specialist personal injury law firm, Road Traffic Accident Law (Scotland),Thomas Mitchell and Zara Jones, have recently qualified and will be continuing at the firm as solicitors.

The company offers legal services to vulnerable road users under Motorcycle Law Scotland, Cycle Law Scotland and Pedestrian Law Scotland.

Both Thomas and Zara grew up in the Tweed Valley and are both now excited to be able to develop their legal careers.

Senior partner Brenda Mitchell told us: "I am extremely pleased that both Thomas and Zara have successfully completed seven years of legal training.

"They have worked tremendously hard over the last two years as trainee solicitors developing their specialist skills acting for vulnerable road users who have been injured through no fault of their own.

"It is important for us as a firm to nurture our trainees through their legal training and be able to retain them as they begin their legal career.

"Both are active cyclists, on and off road and Thomas holds a full motorcycle licence."