Legal services provider to grow workforce by 10%

Bristol-based The Co-operative Legal Services (CLS) said it plans to increase its workforce by 10% next year.

CLS, part of The Co-operative Group, has plans to employ 30 more legal experts at its two offices.

CLS launched in 2006 with a target of employing 150 people within five years.

It currently employs 330 staff offering services including personal injury claims advice.

CLS managing director, Eddie Ryan, said: "We have grown rapidly since we were established in 2006 and we envisage that we will continue to expand."