Mark Whittaker and Adrian Mundell have been appointed at Ashton KCJ as partners.
Veale Wasbrough Vizards has welcomed technology consultant Frances Anderson to its commercial team.
Nelsons has promoted Riaz Dudhia to partner in the commercial property team.
Harrison Clark Rickerbys have promoted the following to heads of departments; Alex Taylor in the private client department, Richard Wilkey in the corporate department and Tim Littler in the banking & finance department.
Laura Carter of Wilson Browne Solicitors has been elected to the Council of the Notaries Society.
Edd Johnson and Sam Elkin have been appointed as partners at Roythornes.
Kimbra Welch has been welcomed at Cummins Solicitors as an associate director.
Shoosmiths has promoted the following to associate; Priti Bansel, Michael Hardiman, Sherif Malak and Lauren Stent in commercial, Alistair Hammerton and Lucy Jago in corporate, Helen Westwood in real estate and Anita Parker and Lucy Jago in recoveries services.
Hannah Carter, Tom Charnley and Hannah Tessyman have all qualified as solicitors at Spearing Waite.
Alex Keenan has been appointed at Roythornes as an associate.
Harrison Clark Rickerbys has promoted Jessica Beddows and Amelia Carter to senior associates in the private client team. Helen Higginbotham and Dina Parmar have been promoted to associates in the corporate and commercial property teams. Jenny Raymond has been promoted to associate in the litigation department and Katie Lote in the commercial department.
A number of solicitors have qualified at Harrison Clark Rickerbys. These are; Charlotte Avery in the commercial department, Nathan Guest in the residential property department, Jennifer McClean in the corporate department, Emme Kent in the commercial property department, Morgan West in the litigation department and Lottie Goldstone in the landed estates division.
Jessica Phillips has been appointed as an assistant solicitor in the private client team at Harrison Clark Rickerbys. Penny Brandram-Jones has also qualified as a solicitor with the firm and joins the commercial property department.
Tim Bailey and Lisa Cogger have been promoted to associates at Bowcock & Pursaill Solicitors.
Slater & Gordon recently acquired the personal injury team of Flint Bishop in Derby. The team is led by Dr Darren Conway. Other members of the team include; personal injury litigation executive Robert Jones and solicitors Lorraine Finney, Reena Chohan, Helen Slack, Philippa Jones and Sarah Blood.
Caroline Nemecek has been appointed at Tayntons as a senior associate in the commercial property team.
Chartered legal executive, Beverley Heys has been appointed at Lawson-West.
Costa Kyriacou has been appointed at Ringrose Law Group as manager of the housing department.
Shoosmiths has welcomed Kate Featherstone as a partner in the tax team and David Adams as a partner in the banking team.
David Egan has been appointed at DWF as a partner in the regulatory team.
Jagdeep Singh Hayre has been appointed as a partner in the public sector team at BLM.
Shaun Jardine has been appointed as chief executive officer at Brethertons
Beswicks has created a new team in its planning and environmental practice which will provide advice for landowners and companies affected by the HS2 rail link. Partner Iain Johnston will lead the team.
Mary Mackintosh has been welcomed at TMF Group as UK head of capital markets and SPV services.
Stephen Hughes has been appointed at Bevan Brittan as a consultant.
Mary Davies has been appointed at Linder Myers as a legal executive in the commercial property team.
Debra Morris has joined the personal injury team at Barratts Solicitors.
Jane Plant, associate and head of housing management for Midlands and South at Weightmans, has been appointed chair of the Law Society Housing Law Committee for a three-year term.
Sarah Coyne has re-joined mfg Solicitors as an assistant solicitor.
Chris Hewitt and Joanne Thomas have been welcomed as assistant solicitors at Lanyon Bowdler. Caroline Yorke and Jenny Gibson have also been welcomed as associate solicitors.