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Herbert Smith Freehills has announced that Dr Patricia Nacimiento will join the firm’s partnership on 9th May 2016.

Slaughter and May has announced the promotion of a number of partners which will take effect on 1st May 2016: Nick Bonsall (financial regulation); Murray Cox (corporate and commercial); Richard Jeens (dispute resolution); Victoria MacDuff (corporate and commercial); Paul Mudie (corporate and commercial); Oliver Storey (financing); Damian Taylor (dispute resolution); Richard Todd (real estate); William Turtle (competition); and Oliver Wicker (financing).

CMS has appointed Nicholas Ross-McCall as a partner in the firm’s asset finance team.

Addleshaw Goddard has announced that head of corporate finance, Charles Penney, has been elected senior partner from 1st May 2016 for a period of three years.

Nabarro has appointed Sukhi Kaler as a partner in its London commercial litigation and dispute resolution team.

Michael Voisin, global head of capital markets at Linklaters, has been elected as director to the board of the Futures Industry Association.

Fieldfisher has appointed Simon Sloane as a partner in its dispute resolution department.

Mishcon de Reya has appointed Sonia Campbell as a partner in its commercial disputes team.

DWFM Beckman has welcomed partner Matthew Stewart to the firm.

Child & Child has announced the recruitment of a team of established prime central London residential property solicitors. Joining are partners Zach Reynolds and Nick Stone who have worked together for over ten years.

Lewis Nedas Law has launched a new commercial and litigation department. Ian Coupland is head of the department.

King & Wood Mallesons has appointed Greg Stonefield as a partner in its capital markets and corporate practice.

Squire Patton Boggs has made a number of partner promotions. In London those promoted to partner are James Barratt (international dispute resolution), Natalie Bellwood (labor & employment), Aline Doussin (international trade), Alexis Martinez (international dispute resolution), Supinder Sian (labor & employment), Gareth Timms (litigation) and Florian Traub (intellectual property & technology).

Browne Jacobson has made a new partner appointment in its London office. Mark Gleeson specialises in data privacy, cyber-security and freedom of information.

Energy and major projects lawyer David Manny has joined Locke Lord’s London office. He has extensive experience advising clients on projects across Europe, The Americas, Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

Jones Day has appointed Rebecca Swindells as a partner in the firm’s intellectual property practice.

Dentons has appointed Daren Allen as a financial disputes partner. He has experience acting for financial institutions and large corporations in relation to complex internal investigations, regulatory investigations, litigation and enforcement proceedings.

Addleshaw Goddard has appointed general counsel Toni Vitale to its data and privacy team.

Howard Kennedy has appointed senior associate Philip Vickery to its business and property tax team. He has more than 25 years’ experience as a tax solicitor, having held senior positions at Stephenson Harwood, Watson Farley & Williams and accountants Davisons Ltd.

Cartwright King has welcomed two new barristers and two pupil barristers to its bespoke in-house chambers with the appointment of Graham Blower and Paul Fleming; and Richard Purchase and Lucky Thandi respectively.

Keystone Law has made a number of new appointments; they include Hugh O’Donovan, Philip Kornbluth, Sarah Noake, and Sarah Needham

Thomas Colmer has joined PwCLegal, He has over 16 years’ experience, leading on domestic and cross-border mergers & acquisitions, private equity, growth and venture capital, joint ventures, and equity capital markets transactions.

Family Law in Partnership has announced that Felicity Shedden of Shedden Family Law is to join the firm as a consultant.

Mark Harrop, a senior associate at Collyer Bristow, has been elected chair of London Young Resolution, a network for family law professionals at the start of their careers.

Lee Bolton Monier-Williams has appointed Simon Foulkes as an education adviser.

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