Simon Ellis has been welcomed as a partner in commercial litigation at Irwin Mitchell.
Knights LLP has appointed Sarah Denney-Richards as a partner specialising in agricultural and rural affairs.
Paul Wilson has been welcomed at Smart & Biggar after stepping down from chief executive at Shakespeares. Andy Raynor will become Shakespeares new chief executive.
Seamus Clifford has been promoted to managing partner at Ellisons.
Chloe Barker has been welcomed at DLA Piper as an associate.
Vangeya Mhone has been welcomed to the residential property team at Harrison Clark Rickerbys. Harry Bengough has also been appointed as an associate solicitor in the banking, restructuring and insolvency department.
Richard Brackenbury, Chris Chan and Kirstin Thompson have been welcomed at Fraser Brown as solicitors.
Birketts has welcomed Robert Tiffen as a senior associate in the litigation and dispute resolution team.
Harrison Clark Rickerbys has welcomed David Ashcroft as a consultant.
Philip Pheasey has been appointed as a commercial solicitor at JMP Solicitors.
Vanessa Lewis has joined the trusts and estates department as a solicitor at Linder Myers. Alison McLachlan and Huw Dodd have also been welcomed as solicitors. Meanwhile, Stephanie Ewan has joined the residential conveyancing team as a paralegal.
Jennifer Farmer has been welcomed at Lanyon Bowdler as a solicitor on completion of her training contract.
Jonathon Rowley has qualified as a commercial property and regulatory solicitor at Ansons.
Pam Jackson has been welcomed as a residential property executive at Fraser Brown.
Lucky Mahal has been appointed as a conveyancing solicitor at Talbots Solicitors. Jagdeep Kitaure-Kandola has also been welcomed as a solicitor specialising in commercial and commercial property.
Jonathan Tyson has been welcomed at Knights LLP as a dental heath care solicitor.
Danielle Lister has been welcomed at Chattertons as an associate solicitor in employment law.
Gross & Co has appointed Amanda Barlow as a solicitor in the property department. Edward Jacobs has also been welcomed as a solicitor in the private client department.
Carla Gowing has been welcomed at Hatch Brenner as an employment solicitor.
Ellisons has welcomed Bernice Spurgeon as a legal executive in the personal injury department.
Irwin Mitchell has welcomed Stephen George as a restructuring and insolvency partner.
Shakespeares has welcomed Adrian Bland as head of commercial real estate.
Rob Hallott has been promoted to partner in the property team at Anthony Collins Solicitors.
Forum Law has ceased trading. The firm was founded by managing partner Jeff Zindani. The personal injury work of the firm previously transferred to Neil Hudgell Law.
Tina Chander has been welcomed as an associate in the employment team at Sydney Mitchell.
Jennifer Hicks-Jones has been welcomed at mfg Solicitors as an associate in the commercial property team.
Birketts has welcomed Terry O’Regan as a legal director in the shipping, logistics and international services team.
Peter Jackson has been appointed at Nelsons as an associate in the commercial property team.
Lubna Laheria has been welcomed as an employment solicitor at Martin Kaye Solicitors.
Stephen Outhwaite has been appointed as head of matrimonial services at Thomas Horton LLP.
Rothera Dowson has welcomed Kathryn Simpson as head of residential conveyancing.
Lanyon Bowdler has appointed Loretta Astonto lead the conveyancing team. Gosia Bronisz-Handley will also support Loretta in the role.