Hampshire law firm appoints new director of marketing and business development


A HAMPSHIRE-BASED law firm has appointed a new marketing expert to join its team.

Parker Bullen Solicitors, which has offices in Andover, Romsey and Salisbury, has appointed local talent Karen Clarkson as Head of Marketing and Business Development.

Clarkson, who will be based in the Romsey office, originally obtained a BA (Hons) in Advertising and Marketing Communications from Bournemouth University and has since accumulated over 12 years of marketing and branding experience working in local businesses in the southwest.

Karen Clarkson joins Parker Bullen from the southern England-based law firm Warner Goodman, where she had become an associate member of their team.

She had previously worked for the company as a marketing manager, which she left in 2015 to gain experience working for Hadland Care Group in Bournemouth.

She then returned to Warner Goodman in 2016 in a promoted partner role. While there, Karen managed their rebranding which launched in 2019, and was subsequently nominated for LawNet Marketing and Business Development Initiative of the Year.

Clarkson has also worked for the Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry as a Membership Services Manager, helping businesses raise their corporate profile and make new contacts.

Gareth Horner, Managing Partner at Parker Bullen, said: “We are delighted to have hired Karen, who is both local and has a real talent for marketing. Karen will be responsible for designing and implementing key marketing strategies and new business strategies, and her diverse marketing knowledge will be integral to moving the business forward. »

Karen Clarkson, Head of Marketing and Business Development, added, “Parker Bullen already has a stellar reputation for being innovative and forward-thinking. The company believes in listening carefully to its customers and employees and solving problems with creativity and compassion. staff engage with each other and the positive working atmosphere this creates within the company and how this positivity extends to our customers.

“I am so happy to be part of Parker Bullen and look forward to expanding the company’s reputation both locally and nationally.”

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