Howes Percival has appointed Jonathan Wortley as a partner.
Parkinson Wright, a Quality Solicitors firm, has promoted Sharon Ingram to partner.
Birketts has appointed a number of newly-qualified solicitors. They are Lisa Churchill (family), Georgina Perrott and Stephanie Newman (corporate and commercial), Meha Patel and Emma Medina (commercial property), Katie Williams (litigation and dispute resolution), Josie Beal (employment), and Eleanor Chadwick (wills and advisory). Paralegal Faisal Bhatti has also joined the corporate and commercial team.
Anthony Collins Solicitors has appointed Helen Mottram as a senior associate.
mfg Solicitors has appointed associate Michelle Hartshorn to lead its newly-launched medical negligence and personal injury team.
Daniel MacLeod, a real estate development solicitor, has joined the real estate team at Lodders.
Symes Bains Broomer has welcomed Helen Barton as an associate. She specialises in agricultural property matters.
Browne Jacobson has expanded its construction and engineering practice with the appointment of partner Martin Cannon.
Lodders has announced that Mark Miller has joined the firm as an equity partner in the real estate team.
Knights Professional Services Limited has appointed Philip Woolham as a partner and head of the pension’s team.
Veale Wasbrough Vizards has appointed immigration specialist Tom Brett Young as an associate.
Ansons has welcomed Mark Buttery as head of its family department.
Wilkin Chapman has appointed Stephen Watson as a solicitor in the commercial property department.
Richard Nelson has recruited Nick Holroyd as a consultant.
Gowling WLG has appointed Mary Mackintosh as its new general counsel for the UK LLP.
Specialist commercial property lawyer, Lisa Mantle has joined Howes Percival as partner and head of commercial property.
Sills & Betteridge has appointed Wendy Spalding-Siracusa as head of the commercial team.
Danielle Upton has qualified into the commercial property department at The Smith Partnership.
Elizabeth Gibson has joined the dispute resolution team at Rogers & Norton.
Liz Brownsell has joined Birketts as a senior associate in the corporate services division and will specialise in three core areas: charities, education and social enterprise.
Tinsdills has appointed Kerry O’Rourke and Kelly Longshaw as advisors in the client services team.
Weightmans has appointed partner Richard Osborn as regional office head. Osborn is a real estate specialist.
Corporate tax specialist Neil Pearson has joined Mills & Reeve as a partner.
Flint Bishop has made three promotions to partner. Andrew Perry focuses on the construction and engineering industry. Emma Tice is an employment specialist. Raj Sumal is a specialist defendant personal injury solicitor.
Band Hatton Button has appointed Daniel Blood as a partner in its commercial property teams.
Mills & Reeve has appointed senior associates Rory Milligan and Arvin Bhamra to its banking team.
Mursila Sohail has joined the real estate team at Lodders as an associate. Sophia Khan has also joined as a solicitor in the residential property team.
Russell Dalby has joined Bray & Bray as a solicitor in the private client team.
Lisa Beale has qualified into the private client department at Alsters Kelley.
Actons has appointed associate Annabel Whittaker to its insolvency and litigation teams.
Hunt & Coombs has welcomed newly-qualified solicitors Andrea Harrod and James Steward to the firm. Harrod works in the wills, trusts and probate department and Steward joins the commercial property department.
Sarah Parker has joined the private client team at Butcher Andrews.
George Green has welcomed newly-qualified Louise Axford to the firm; she joins the private client department. The firm has also recruited solicitor Rebecca Hastings to its corporate and commercial team.
QualitySolicitors Parkinson Wright has appointed solicitor Emma Truslove.
Hill Hofstetter has made two senior appointments. Helen Andrews joins the firm, she specialises in construction law. Iain Wilton will advise on corporate and commercial matters.
Sue Wardropper has joined the family team at Holmes & Hills.
Ellis Fermor & Negus has appointed Lucy Burrows as marketing officer.
Shoosmiths has welcomed two new commercial partners, Roy Tozer and Charles Arrand to its regulatory practice. Tozer has been a regulatory partner for 14 years and Arrand was a regulatory partner for more than 11 years.
Browne Jacobson has appointed Shaun McCabe as a partner in its corporate banking & finance team.
Veale Wasbrough Vizards has appointed Rachael Francis as a partner in the private client team.
Howes Percival has appointed Chris May as planning partner and head of the firm’s planning team.
Louise Wilson joins Freeths as a partner in their dispute management team.
DLA Piper has appointed Monique Sutherland. She joins the firm’s real estate team.
Slater and Gordon has appointed senior solicitor Marc Etherington to its Cambridge family law team.
Employment specialist Beth Baird has joined Birketts employment law team as a senior associate.
Solicitor Natasha Dobson has joined the wills & probate team at Nelsons.
FBC Manby Bowdler has appointed newly-qualified Olivia Jones and Fiona Sedgley to its child law and agricultural and rural services teams.
Thursfields has appointed wills and estate specialist Edward Jones.
Employment lawyer Julia Fitzsimmons has joined FBC Manby Bowdler as a partner.
Ian Thomson, a commercial law specialist, has joined Spearing Waite as a partner.
Higgs & Sons has appointed Amy Brokenshire as an employment associate. The private client team have also welcomed solicitor Ellie Williams.
Wace Morgan has appointed solicitor and mediator Leanne Bellwood to the firm’s family department.
Gemma Workman has joined the employment team at Martin-Kaye Solicitors.
Woolley & Co has appointed divorce and family lawyer Michelle Brammer to the firm.
WSP Solicitors has made two new appointments to its personal injury team.
Sophie Hunter has joined the conveyancing team at Penmans Solicitors.
Carleigh Flynn has joined the marketing team at Lawson-West as a marketing assistant.
Eversheds has appointed Gayle McFarlane back to the firm as a partner.
Irwin Mitchell has appointed Martin McQueen as a real estate partner.
Chris Piggott, an employment specialist, has joined mfg Solicitors as a partner.
Howes Percival has expanded its insolvency and corporate recovery team with the recruitment of associate Fiona Stuart.
Higgs & Sons has appointed Peter Rawlins as senior legal advisor in the private criminal/motoring team at the firm.
Buckles Solicitors LLP has appointed solicitor Dennis Phillips who joins having spent most of his career dealing with foreign law at niche international practices.
Ellisons has made a number of appointments. Solicitor Samantha Cass has joined the employment team and solicitor Jennifer Howard-Dobson has joined the corporate & commercial department. Claire Barritt has joined as a planning specialist.
Chartered legal executive Claire Townroe has joined the conveyancing department at Brady Solicitors.
Bond Dickinson has appointed Kevin Robertson as head of its office. Robertson has extensive experience of advising both public and private sector clients.
Ward Hadaway has appointed Stefan Bainbridge as a partner and head of the rural land and estates team.
Winn Solicitors has appointed David Burn to its complex claims team.
James McMillan, a specialist in wills, trusts, probate and powers of attorney, has joined BHP Law.
Ince & Co has appointed Nuno Frota as a partner in its transactional energy practice.
Holman Fenwick Willan has appointed Adam Strong as a partner in the insurance and reinsurance practice.
Bates Wells Braithwaite has appointed Gillian Roche-Saunders as a partner.
Winckworth Sherwood has expanded its real estate team with the appointment of partner Alan Duncan.
Dentons has appointed Jonathan Cantor as a partner in the corporate practice.
Shoosmiths has launched a new family law team with the hire of two partners with extensive experience in high net worth work. Joining are Juliette Peters and Jay Patel.
BLM has appointed Carys Oatham as a partner in its product liability team.
Payne Hicks Beach has recruited partner Nick Sayers. Sayers specialises in corporate finance, predominantly advising on mergers and acquisitions and listings on AIM.
White & Case has appointed Jonathan Parry as a partner in its global capital markets practice.
Reed Smith has announced the appointment of US securities partner Daniel Winterfeldt as a partner in the financial industry group.
Paul Hastings has appointed James Taylor as a partner.
Irina Tymczyszyn has joined the international arbitration and public international law practice at Chadbourne & Parke LLP.
Sullivan & Cromwell has announced that Richard Pollack has become managing partner of the firm’s London office.
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has launched a UK construction disputes group with the recruitment of James Bremen.
Browne Jacobson has appointed a new partner, Simon Charlton, to its health practice.
Freeths has appointed banking lawyer James Dyson as a partner.
Anthony Collins Solicitors has appointed Olwen Dutton as partner and head of local government.
Rachel Bennett is joining Flint Bishop as a partner. Bennett is a specialist corporate solicitor.
mfg Solicitors has welcomed litigation and dispute resolution specialist Sarah Coyne, who now heads up the personal injury and clinical negligence department.
Knights Professional Services Limited has appointed Karen Harrison as a partner.
Fraser Dawbarns has announced that Deborah Allen will be the firm’s new senior partner.
Lorna Townsend has joined the employment law team at Birketts as an investigations and employee relations consultant.
Barr Ellison has recruited Emma Truin to lead the firm’s personal injury team.
JMP Solicitors has appointed Sonia Braybrook to head up the business services division. Meanwhile, Alan Carley has been appointed to lead the conveyancing team.
Lodders has welcomed Josy Haigh to the firm’s real estate team.
Hatch Brenner has appointed Paul Kirby as a senior litigation executive in its dispute resolution department.
Else Solicitors has welcomed newly-qualified solicitor Gemma Gallimore. She joins the corporate and commercial team.
Greene & Greene has appointed three new solicitors: Greg Jones is an employment lawyer; Megan Radcliffe advises on commercial and corporate matters; whilst Kate Struthers advises on commercial litigation, property disputes and insolvency.
Emma Stearman has qualified into the family department at Fraser Dawbarns. She deals with divorce proceedings, issues relating to finances and children, cohabitation matters and deeds of separation.
Blythe Liggins has appointed solicitor Jaz Virk to its wills and probate department.
Harrison Clark Rickerbys has appointed Sam Payne as a partner and head of insolvency.
Nelsons has promoted family specialist Kelvin Henderson to partner, together with independent financial advisor Andy Hammond.
Lyons Davidson has made a number of senior appointments in the Solihull office including Heather Fleming who has been made a senior associate and Joseph Winstanley who has been made an associate.
Metcalfe Copeman & Pettefar has appointed solicitor Amy Browning to its wills and probate team in Thetford.
Linklaters has appointed Rebecca Jarvis and Richard Bussell as global practice co-heads of restructuring & insolvency for a four-year term. It has also appointed Mark O’Neill as a real estate finance partner in London.
Healthcare partner Paul Thomson has joined Weightmans. He specialises in medical defence litigation.
DAC Beachcroft has appointed two new partners; James Ross joins the real estate team and Nick Marshall who joins the real estate practice and focuses on commercial investment.
Addleshaw Goddard has announced the appointment of Elvan Hussein as a partner in its corporate team.
Stephenson Harwood has announced the appointment of Anthony Clare as a partner in its corporate practice.
Ashurst has appointed two new partners, Nick Elverston and Amanda Hale, to its global TMT team.
Bevan Brittan has announced that Joanne Easterbrook has been appointed as senior partner.
Trowers & Hamlins has appointed Hilary Blackwell as a partner in the real estate team and she will operate within the health and social care group.
Winckworth Sherwood has appointed partner Jodie Campbell to its residential sales team.
Jennifer Millins has been made a partner in the employment department at Mishcon de Reya. David Rose also joins in the IP practice.
Mayer Brown has appointed project finance specialist Tom Eldridge as a partner in the banking & finance practice.
Fund finance partner Liz Soutter has joined Mayer Brown’s banking & finance practice.
White & Case has appointed partner Lindsey Canning to its global intellectual property practice.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom have named a number of new partners, including Sandro de Bernardini (mergers & acquisitions) and Alex Jupp (tax).
Sidley Austin is adding six new partners to its private equity and corporate practice. They include corporate partners Erik Dahl and Christian Iwasko, Sava Savov and Fatema Orjela. Also, Bryan Robson and tax partner Oliver Currall.
Boies Schiller & Flexner has appointed Matthew Getz as a partner in its international disputes and regulatory practice.
Hausfeld & Co LLP has appointed John McElroy as a partner. Elroy is a financial and commercial litigation specialist
Goodwin Procter has recruited Gretchen Scott as a partner in the firm’s hospitality and leisure practice.
Keystone Law has appointed Jon Close and Ronan Speers as members of its construction team.
Sally Challinor, a property and environmental due diligence solicitor, has joined Keystone Law.
Gowling WLG has appointed Robert Payne and James Brockhurst as a principal associate in the private capital team.
Carlo Kostka has joined the global financial institutions practice at Covington & Burling.
Mayer Brown has appointed Iva Philipova as a senior associate in the fund finance team.
Hausfeld & Co LLP has recruited a number of new associates. They are Chris Tanoh, Jessica Phillips, James Groves, Mardie Landvogt and Eliot Oliver.
Mackrell Turner Garrett has recruited solicitor Kam Bhamera to its dispute and litigation department.
Powell Gilbert has welcomed two new associates: Ayesha Raghib and Dina Fahmy.
Pothecary Witham Weld has welcomed Anthony Seymour to its property team.
Stephensons has appointed Yitendra Senghani as head conveyancer.
Clifford Chance has announced that Nelson Jung is to join the firm’s global antitrust practice as a partner.
Berwin Leighton Paisner has announced the appointment of former BLP lawyer Edward Coulson as partner in the competition litigation team in its litigation and corporate risk practice.
Ashurst has announced that Paul Jenkins has been appointed as managing partner.
Pinsent Masons has appointed partner Andrew McMillan to its corporate team.
Clyde & Co has appointed Will Deeprose as a partner in its real estate group.
Tom Kerr Williams has joined PwCLegal’s employment team as a partner.
Leigh Day has appointed Grant Incles as a partner and head of its cycling injury team.
IBB Solicitors has recruited Richard Devall as an employment partner from Pitmans LLP.
Dentons has recruited IP partner Campbell Forsyth.
Squire Patton Boggs has appointed Andrew Herring as a partner; he is a rail and transportation sector lawyer.
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP has announced that James Perry will join the firm as partner in the financial institutions group.
Curtis Davis Garrard has appointed Andreas Dracoulis and Keith Krut as partners.
Hodge Jones & Allen has appointed Riffat Yaqub as a partner in the personal injury team.
Forsters has appointed Patrick Harney to head of private client.
Fenwick Elliott has welcomed Jonathan Shaw to the firm as partner.
Harold Benjamin Solicitors have expanded with the appointment of Robert Souber as a partner in the commercial property team.
Pinsent Masons has appointed Pauline Egan to the firm’s global board as a non-executive board member.
Hill Dickinson has expanded its offering in the private aviation sector with the appointment of Jonathan Russell. He joins the firm as a senior associate.
Wedlake Bell has appointed Rachel Martin as a senior associate in the projects & infrastructure team.
James Martin, an intellectual property and technology solicitor, has joined DMH Stallard.
Sara Stewart, a tax specialist, has joined Vinson & Elkins as counsel.
Carter Lemon Camerons has welcomed solicitor Francesca Flood to its litigation department.
Davitt Jones Bould has appointed planning law specialist John Qualtrough.
Marilyn Mark has joined Lewis Nedas Law as a consultant solicitor.
Eric Musgrave has joined Fox Williams as a consultant in the fashion law group.
Leigh Day has welcomed personal injury solicitor Rory McCarron.
Norton Rose Fulbright has appointed Stephen Parish as global chair.
Clifford Chance has appointed Philip Hertz as the firm’s new global head of restructuring and insolvency.
Ashurst has appointed Yann Alix as a partner in its resources team.
Kennedys has expanded with the appointment of Ian Davies as a partner.
Freeths has welcomed corporate and commercial litigation specialist Richard Coates as a partner.
Woodfines has made two partner appointments: senior associate Charlotte Benjamin, a commercial property specialist, and Karl Dembicki, a specialist in wills, trusts and probate.
Howes Percival has appointed Edward Lee has a corporate commercial partner. Lee specialises in larger corporate deals and international transactions.
Chattertons has appointed Claire Tomlinson as an associate solicitor in the property department.
Spratt Endicott has appointed Liam Desmond as a partner in the commercial property team.
Buckles Solicitors LLP has promoted Sarah Westwood to partner.
Shoosmiths has appointed associates Naheed Taj and Sushma Kotecha as members of the family team.
Geldards has expanded it family team with the appointment of associate solicitor Ben Lawson.
Thursfields has appointed Tim Edwards as a senior associate in its corporate and commercial team.
Leathes Prior has appointed solicitor Calum Paterson as a member of the litigation and dispute resolution team.
Spratt Endicott has appointed Gemma Davison as an associate solicitor in the family law department.
Gordon Lutton Solicitors has appointed legal executive David Faulkner.
Davitt Jones Bould has appointed Razina Akhtar as a senior associate. Akhtar has dealt with a wide range of property matters including sale and purchase.
Solicitors Seema Solanki and Jack Thorogood have joined the trusts & estates team at Barr Ellison.
Thomas Guise has welcomed solicitor Rob Sherrey to its family law team.
Linder Myers has appointed Emma Wing as an associate in its trust and estates team.
Wright Hassall has appointed a new partner in its employment law team. Prisca Bradley is an experienced lawyer advising on all employment-related matters.
Andrew Oranjuik and Janet Hawley have been made partners at Martin Kaye Solicitors. Oranjuik specialises in resolving commercial disputes and Hawley specialises in residential property.
Naheed Taj has joined Shoosmiths as an associate.
Woodfines Solicitors has welcomed Esther Marchant who joins the firm as a senior associate in the wills and probate department.
Shacklocks LLP has appointed Claire Williamson to the firm’s private client service.
Ed Savory has joined the corporate and commercial services team at Birketts as legal director.
The Wilkes Partnership has welcomed solicitor Sarah Begley to the practice.
Chris Radford, a restructuring partner at Gateley, has been appointed as chair of R3 in the Midlands. Radford has over 25 years’ experience in corporate recovery.
Harrison Clark Rickerbys’ equine team has expanded with the addition of Esther Stirling. Stirling has over 10 years of litigation expertise.
George Green has promoted three new partners, Clare Lang (corporate), James Bird (commercial), and Morgan Rees (dispute resolution).
Buckles Solicitors LLP has announced that partner Paul Branch, head of the Peterborough office’s contentious probate team, is now an associate member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists. Branch has specialised in property and trust disputes work for more than 10 years.
Cleggs Solicitors has welcomed Jayne Harrison as a director and head of the employment team.
Ashton KCJ has appointed Joanne Sandwell (agriculture) and Anna Mortensen (commercial property) as associates in the Cambridge office. Meanwhile, the firm has appointed Mariam Alipour (dispute resolution) and Joanna Cotgrove (family) as solicitors.
Wright Hassall has appointed procurement specialist Suzannah Lucas as a senior associate.
Ansons Solicitors has announced three promotions at the firm. Jagdip Bains has been promoted from associate solicitor to senior associate in the dispute resolution team. Jamie Gill has been promoted from solicitor to associate solicitor in the corporate team. Meanwhile, Emma Benniston has qualified into the corporate department.
Medical negligence specialist Rachel Bowen, a senior associate at Davies & Partners in Birmingham, has been reaccredited onto the Law Society’s Clinical Negligence Scheme.
Bowcock & Pursaill has appointed solicitor Michael Rothwell as a consultant dealing with commercial and residential property matters.
Leathes Prior has welcomed employment solicitor Gareth Stevens to the firm as an associate.
Jemma Jones has joined the dispute resolution team at Lanyon Bowdle.
Greenwoods Solicitors LLP has appointed senior solicitor May Ozga. She has joined the commercial property team.
Freeths has appointed Nigel Gardner as a partner. Claire Colbert has joined the family law team as a partner and is an accredited family lawyer.
SME Solicitors has appointed Samantha Lloyd and Rhiannon Edwards as partners. Lloyd is head of wills and probate; Edwards specialises in property and planning law.
Victoria Fellows has joined Harrison Clark Rickerbys as a senior associate in the family law team. Fellows specialises in matrimonial law.
Thursfields has appointed Louise Jones as head of residential property.
Leathes Prior has announced that Richard Turner has recently qualified as a solicitor. He joins the commercial team.
Higgs & Sons has recruited solicitor Dinah Patel who specialises in planning and highways.
Ramandip Kaur has joined Thursfields as a legal assistant in the family team.
Irfan Lamba and Sean Halliwell have qualified into the corporate finance team at emw law.
George Green has appointed Mark Vandaele as an associate in the family team.
Stephen Abbott, a legal executive in the wills and probate department at Jackamans Solicitors, has retired.
Buckles Solicitors LLP has appointed Luis Arana Tagle as a solicitor in the construction & engineering department. This appointment follows that of Louise Read and Luke Appleby.
Flint Bishop has recruited Kelly Westwood.
Shakespeare Martineau has appointed Charles Bayne-Jardine and Abigail Walters as partners in the real estate team.
Dentons has promoted a number of new partners including Sarah Beeby (employment and labour).
Enoch Evans has appointed Katie Baker-Clifton as a solicitor in the employment team.
Nelsons has appointed Paul Hinchliffe as a solicitor in the commercial property team and Kylie Chapman as a planning associate.
Thursfields has appointed Sidrah Walimia as a solicitor in the residential property team based in the Halesowen office.
Laura Hales has joined Thomson Webb & Corfield.
Veale Wasbrough Vizards has appointed Dee Kundi as a partner. She has significant debt recovery and commercial litigation experience.
Knights Professional Services Limited has appointed Richard Pinney as a partner in its agriculture and rural estates team.
Birketts has appointed Laurence Weeks as head of commercial litigation.
Professional indemnity and commercial litigation specialist Chloë Philips has joined Harrison Clark Rickerbys as risk management partner.
Sills & Betteridge has appointed Louise Bush as a medical negligence partner.
Laura Shimili has joined the social housing team at Clarke Willmott as a senior manager.
Trowers & Hamlins has appointed Paul Mountain and Tim Willis as consultants in the construction team. These moves follow the appointments of Victoria Ball, who joined the firm’s non-contentious team.
Thursfields has made two appointments to its employment team. Jayne Holliday, and solicitor Lisa Kemp.
Cleggs has appointed Philip Pheasey as a senior associate in the business services team.
Browne Jacobson has expanded its public sector team with the appointment of senior lawyer Anita Bradley.
Gateley plc has appointed Catriona Attride as a partner and head of the firm’s national private client team.
Blake Morgan has welcomed partner James Bessey. He joins the construction practice.
Hill Hofstetter has appointed Mark Lee as a partner.
Knights Professional Services Limited has welcomed partner Deborah Ritchie to its real estate team
Lodders has announced that partner, James Spreckley, is to head its specialist agriculture and estates team.
Mark Wilson, a financial crime, tax investigation and regulatory lawyer, has joined Richard Nelson LLP as a partner.
Pinsent Masons has appointed seven solicitors into its real estate team. Owen Humphries and Amy Jones join the development team as senior associates; Ruth Bourton joins the investment team as associate; senior associate Craig Downhill joins the property dispute resolution team; solicitor Pierre Smith joins the property dispute team and solicitor Hannah Gohar joins the energy and infrastructure team.
Harrison Clark Rickerbys has appointed solicitor Peter Raybould to the firm’s corporate team.
Aaron & Partners has appointed Ben Mason as an associate and head of the employment team.
George Green LLP has appointed James Bird as a senior associate in the corporate and commercial team.
Leathes Prior has appointed Harriet Howes as a member of the employment team.
Alsters Kelley has appointed Stephanie Osbourne, a litigation and employment solicitor, to the civil & commercial litigation team.
Higgs & Sons has appointed Adam Rollason as a corporate tax adviser. Higgs & Sons has also been joined by associate Jody Webb, she will be joining them as part of the corporate transactional team.
Cartwright King has appointed in-house solicitor Alice Dodd to its national fraud team.
David Sloman has joined the corporate and commercial team at Ashton KCJ.