Shakespeares has announced that it is expanding its Milton Keynes office where Mark Thompson and Keith Spedding will jointly lead the office.
Freeths has created a pensions team with the appointment of partner Parminder Latimer.
Nick Palmer and John Bradshaw have been promoted to partner at Barker Gotelee.
Richard Forrester, a partner in the real estate team at Aaron & Partners, is moving to head the firm’s Shrewsbury office.
Just Costs Solicitors has promoted Mary Doohan as a senior associate. Sarah Slesser and Paula Burnett have also been promoted as associates.
Ashton KCJ has welcomed Joel Furniss, Janette Wand and Louise Cardwell as solicitors.
David Pugh has qualified into the private client team at Lanyon Bowdler.
Grindeys LLP has welcomed legal executive Alison Wright into the conveyancing and property team. Michelle Birchall has also joined as a legal executive in the wills, trusts and probate team.
Lyons Davidson has appointed Perminder Devgun to principal associate in the defendant team, Russell Hall to senior associate in the defendant team and Heather Fleming to associate in the advocacy team.
Chartered legal executive Sarah Mower has been welcomed in the insolvency and business recovery team at Barker Gotelee.
Aaron & Partners has welcomed Family law associate Sandy Edwards and corporate & commercial legal executive Amanda Wickstead to the firm.
Kim Caley has joined Blocks Solicitors to oversee conveyancing and support the commercial property team.
Hugh Strickland has been welcomed as a corporate partner at Aaron & Partners.
Michelle Craven-Faulkner has been appointed at Geldards as a partner in the commercial law team.
Lodders has appointed Paul Reed as head of residential property.
Paul Mourton has been promoted to equity partner at Lodders.
Sanjeev Shah has been promoted to partner in the property department at Perrins.
Triton Global Limited has promoted Robin Simon as a partner.
Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co has promoted a number of new legal directors. These are; Gayle McFarlane in commercial, IT and outsourcing, Ravi Randhawa (public law and regulation, Dominic Richardson in projects, Ragi Singh in corporate, Matt Walker in real estate, Sarah Punshon in regeneration, real estate and Dan Walsh in real estate, commercial development and investment.
Claire Herbert has been promoted to associate at Gateley.
Shelley Litchfield has re-joined Nelsons as an IP solicitor.
Martin Kaye Solicitors has announced the promotion of Janet Hawley to associate and deputy manager of residential property.
Nigel Mears has been welcomed at Sydney Mitchell as a solicitor in the family team.
Satinder Mander has been appointed at Roythornes as a solicitor in the commercial property team.
Claire Tonks has been welcomed at Flint Bishop as a partner in the commercial contracts team.