Helen Foy has returned to Watson Burton following her return from Sydney where she practised as a foreign lawyer.
Eight solicitors have been promoted to associate by Ward Hadaway. They are: Katie Adams, Gillian Chinhengo, Chris Anderson, Victoria Armstrong, Katie Barratt, Sam Carter, Helen Fletcher and Julie Hind.
Andy Brown has joined DWF as national head of tax litigation and disputes.
Muckle LLP has recruited Frances Barker and Siobhan Howard-Palmer into the employment law team.
Elaine Hamblett has been promoted by Brethertons.
Theresa Carling has joined Tilly Bailey Irvine as a solicitor in the employment team.