Kathy Toon has been appointed as a partner in the real estate team at Shoosmiths. Ellis Gardner-Browne has also been appointed as a retail partner.
DLA Piper has appointed Gareth Stokes as a partner in the intellectual property and technology department.
Mfg Solicitors has promoted the following new partners; Gary Priest in private client, Andrew Davies in residential conveyancing and Katherine Tippetts in family.
Kennedys has promoted Amanda Mead to partner in the clinical negligence team.
Mills & Reeve has promoted Natalie Wade to partner in the commercial health team.
Jayne Hussey has been welcomed at Mills & Reeve as a partner in the commercial department.
Harrison Clark Rickerbys has appointed Fiona Hayles as a partner in the banking and finance practice. Rebecca Leask has also been promoted to partner in the health and social care team.
Howes Percival has promoted the following to partner; Dan Banton in corporate, Stuart Burns in commercial property and Joanna Nicholls and Amy Walpole in family law.
Geldards has appointed Heather Dixon as a partner in its real estate team.
Esther Stirling has been promoted to partner in the dispute resolution department at Henmans Freeth.
Gotelee Solicitors has promoted Diana Infanti as a partner in medical negligence claims and Marie Allen as a partner in the employment team.
Anthony Collins Solicitors has welcomed Chris Whittington as head of education. Donna Holmes and David Alcock have also been promoted to partner.
Toby Preston has been appointed at Bray & Bray as a partner in the corporate and commercial department. Amanda Sutcliffe has also been promoted to partner in the residential property team.
Jonathan Fuggle has been welcomed as a partner in the clinical negligence department at Browne Jacobson.
Flint Bishop has implemented a new management structure. Andrew Cochrane takes over as senior partner, Qamer Ghafoor as managing partner for commercial services and Ian Beardmore as managing partner for private client services.
George Green has promoted Alex-Jayne Low to partner in the commercial property department.
Harry Smith and Andrew Hornsby have been welcomed as partners at Hegarty.
Hewitsons has appointed Clare Colacicchi as senior partner in the private client department.
Brian Evans, partner at Lanyon Bowdler, has been appointed head of agriculture.
Ann-Marie Bowman has been appointed as managing partner at Rothera Dowson.
Rebecca Emeleus has been promoted to partner at Sharp Young & Pearce.
Ansons has promoted the following to partner; Andrew Johnson in finance and practice manager, Julie Tomasik in residential conveyancing and Neil Jones in corporate and commercial. The firm has launched a dedicated dispute resolution service for businesses from its office in Lichfield. Jagdip Bains has moved to the Cannock office to spearhead the new service.
Harrison Clark Rickerbys has welcomed solicitor advocate Gavin Dowell to the property litigation team.
Stephanie Metcalfe-Mason has been welcomed at Ashton KCJ as a solicitor in the agriculture team. Francesca Easter has also been appointed as a solicitor in the family team.
Sarah Duffy has been promoted to director in the agricultural and rural property team at Henmans Freeth. Andrew Dashwood-Begg has also been promoted to associate in the dispute resolution department.
Anthony Collins Solicitors has promoted Gemma Bell, Rajinder Bhangal and Charlotte Measures to senior associate and David Evison to associate.
Bridge McFarland has appointed Jo Wright as a legal executive in the employment team.
Browne Jacobson has welcomed Marcus Pyke as an associate in the banking team.
BP Collins has promoted Simon Carroll to senior associate in the litigation and dispute resolution team.
Howes Percival has promoted Justine Flack to director specialising in family law. The firm has also promoted the following to associate; Katherine Brown in corporate, Katharine Danks in agricultural law, Jay Mehta in planning
Leathes Prior Solicitors has promoted Craig Farr to director of finance and administration and Sarah Appleton, Simon Willis and Jill Wheeler to associates.
Lodders has welcomed Victoria Longmore as an associate in the real estate team.
Cleggs has appointed Emma Tegerdine as an associate in the employment team.
Adam Gilbert has been appointed at Else Solicitors to lead the corporate and commercial team. Samantha Cotter has also been appointed as head of the employment team.
Alsters Kelley has welcomed Helen Morton as a solicitor in the family team.
Jo Wild has been promoted to associate at Hegarty.
Zo Hoida has been welcomed as a partner at Weightmans. It has also been announced that Richard Osborn has also taken over the office in Leicester.
Veale Wasbrough Vizards has welcomed Clive Read as a partner in the real estate team. Ben Holt has also been welcomed as a partner in the commercial litigation team.
Russell Hill has been welcomed as a partner in banking and restructuring at Squire Patton Boggs.
Jas Singh has been appointed as a partner in the corporate department at CMHT Solicitors.
Geldards has appointed Tiffany Cloynes as a partner in the public services team.
Tracy Creed has been promoted at Sydney Mitchell as partner in the private client team.
The Cheltenham office of Lodders has acquired family law practice Jordans Solicitors. Barbara Jordan joins the firm as a partner as well as Maitland Walker, Nick Rowe and Steve Thomas.
Patrick Mulcare has been promoted as a partner in the family department at Spratt Endicott.
Desley Sherwin has been welcomed at Chattertons as a partner in the dispute resolution and employment teams.
DAC Beachcroft has announced that Craig Dickson has been appointed CEO of its Claims Solutions Group.
Victoria Blankstone has been appointed as a solicitor in the medical negligence team at Shoosmiths Access Legal.
Beverley Brewer has been welcomed as a chartered legal executive at Medical Accident Group.
Tollers LLP has welcomed Dr Darren Conway as a senior associate in the clinical negligence team.
Roythornes has promoted Nadine Wealands to associate in the private client team.
Thursfields has appointed Claire Cooper as an associate solicitor and Emma Hughes as a legal assistant.
Spratt Endicott has promoted Petra Van Dijkand Tom McInerney to associate.
Rupert Croft has launched Croft Solicitors in Cheltenham. Gaynor Hall, Laura Nelson, Jonathan Kenwright, Lindsey Hill Edward Hazzan and Eleanor Burden have been welcomed to the firm.
Pav Clair has been welcomed as a solicitor in the employment department at Thomas Guise.
Nick Robertshaw has been welcomed as a family solicitor at Chattertons.