Bond Dickinson has appointed procurement lawyer Kathrine Eddon as legal director in the EU procurement and state aid team.
Bridge McFarland has appointed commercial property specialist Kate Seward.
Samuel Phillips Law Firm has announced the promotion of three new associates. David Williams is a specialist in residential and commercial property; Angela Carver is an experienced litigator; while Stephen Robinson specialises in wills and probate matters.
Jacksons has appointed newly-qualified solicitor Michael Sproates to its commercial litigation team on the completion of his training contract. Kirsten Hurst has been appointed as an assistant solicitor in the family team.
Karen Robinson has joined Jacksons as marketing manager.
Ward Hadaway has recruited a new partner, Kamran Hyder, to its property team.
Tilly Bailey & Irvine has launched a family department in the Wynyard office, headed by Gillian Hammond and Helen Hunt.
Commercial property solicitor Laura Dale has qualified into the corporate and commercial department at Punch Robson.
Sintons has welcomed private client lawyer Paul Collingwood to the firm from DWF.
Mike Cattermole has qualified into the wills and probate team at Sweeney Miller.
Durham firm EMG Solicitors has appointed Richard Swinbank as head of its new residential conveyancing team service.