Jonathan Robinson has joined DWF as a partner.
James Allison has been appointed as head of the East Lancashire office of Napthens. Louise Darnbrough has joined the wills and estate planning team as a paralegal and Sally Calvert has joined as a legal executive in the residential conveyancing team.
Heatons has welcomed Kevin Carpenter as a solicitor.
Mills & Reeve has welcomed Jermal Deo, Rose-Marie Drury and Sarah Wearmouth as solicitors.
Duncan Haymes has joined Gunnercooke as partner and head of the new restructuring services team.
Land Law has welcomed Lisa Moncur to the team as a solicitor.
Brabners Chaffe Street has appointed Elizabeth Graham as partner.
Maxwell Hodge has recruited Tim Moulton and Emily Pullan as clinical negligence solicitors as well as Lee Riley as a clinical negligence paralegal. John Clarke has joined the team in Liverpool as a paralegal in civil litigation and debt recovery.
Stephen Jarman has joined Taylors as a partner.
Stowe Family Law has promoted Nastassia Burton to partner.
Megan Christie has joined Irwin Mitchell as a solicitor.
Dougie Watt has joined Linder Myers as marketing director whilst Debbie Stuttard has joined as communications executive.
Harrison Drury has retained Sarah Cheetham and James Robbins upon successful completion of their training contracts.
Moya Clifford has been appointed as a professional support lawyer in the commercial litigation team of Hill Dickinson.
Rachel Holdsworth has become an equity partner at Boltons Solicitors. Rachel joined the firm as a junior receptionist and has worked her way through the ranks.
Debbie Pettitt has become the first non-solicitor chief executive at Marsden Rawsthorn.
Arthur Finlay has been appointed as head of the private client department at Brown Turner Ross.
Napthens has appointed Iain Wharton as partner and head of the litigation team. The firm has also recruited solicitor Mandy Adamson and plot sales executive Deborah Stanners to the commercial property team.
Emma Radcliffe has been appointed as marketing manager of Mathys & Squire.
Gorvins has promoted Christine Thornley to partner.
David Jabbari has been appointed as chief executive of Connect2Law. He will join the executive board and become a partner at Pannone.
Mike Pocock has joined Pinsent Masons as partner in the planning and environment team.
Hill Dickinson has recruited Tim Richards, Tom McCumeskey and Megan Jones to the property and construction team. The firm has also welcomed James Cashman as a corporate tax solicitor in the Chester office.
Stephanie Forman has joined Simpson Millar as a partner in the medical negligence team.
Scott Rees & Co Solicitors has promoted Nicola Dickinson to partner and Chris Connor and Alum Ullah to associates.
Pamela Young has joined Berg as a consultant. Sarah Fecitt has joined as a solicitor in the property team.
Just Costs Solicitors has promoted Nick McDonnell to legal services director.
Linder Myers has recruited medical negligence solicitor Claire Tellis-Doherty.
Natassia Burton has been promoted to partner by Stowe Family Law LLP.
Rachel Holdsworth has been appointed as equity partner at Bolton Solicitors.
Robin Patey will lead the new serious injury department of Express Solicitors.
Tony Coates has been promoted to partner by Birchall Blackburn. The firm has also promoted Tammy Jones, Jane Lockwood, Alex Reid and Deborah Harrison to associates.
Liam McArdle, Kerry Grieve and Hannah Brierley have been retained by Forbes as solicitors upon successful completion of their training contracts.