Simon Holdsworth has been appointed as the new managing partner at Thrings.
Coodes Solicitors has promoted Helen Willett to head of commercial property.
Harrison Clark Rickerbys has promoted Mark Carter, Kristine Scott and Matthew Wolton to partners as well as Lucinda Baker, Tim Crane, Emilie Darwin, Steven Murray and Andrew Turner to senior associates and Rachel Roberts to associate.
Anthony Power has joined Michelmores as a partner.
Mahrie Webb has joined Simmons & Simmons as a partner.
Foot Anstey has welcomed Duncan Tringham as a partner and Emma Tringham and Helen Threthewey as associates. The firm has promoted Peter Singfield to partner and Jonathan Bouchta and William Russell to associate.
Jo Darlington has joined NewLaw Solicitors to lead the serious injuries team.
Robert Bourns of TLT has been appointed to the management board of the Law Society in England and Wales.
Theresa Grech has joined Willans as a lawyer.
Yvette Morcombe has joined Hoffman Male as a partner and head of the Bristol office.
Graham Johnson, former finance director of Tesco’s UK operations, has joined Michelmores as finance director.
Murrell Associates has welcomed Rebecca-Jane Jones and Henry Maples as solicitors.
Stephens Scown has promoted Catherine Brealey, Michael Davies, Giles Dunning, Chris Tofts and Karan Toor to associate.
WBW Solicitors has promoted Debbie Hamzij to partner.
Luke Roberts and Victoria Sleeman have both been appointed as solicitors at Hine Downing.
Bond Dickinson has promoted Victoria Redman and Ewen Macgregor to partner.
Burges Salmon has promoted Suzanna Harvey, James Phillips and Nick Churchward to partner.
Thomas Sheppard has become executive chairman of Thrings LLP whilst Simon Holdsworth becomes managing partner.