Joanne Wilcox has joined Marsden Rawsthorn as a partner in the commercial property team.
Kate Rayner has joined Slater Heelis as a partner in the family team. The team has also welcomed Helen Miller and Helen Thompson as associates.
James Burns of Clyde & Co will succeed Michael Payton as senior partner of the firm.
Thomas Pearson has joined JMW Solicitors as a partner in the commercial property team from DTM in Chester.
Partner John Perez and his team from Chafes have joined the banking team of DWF.
Linder Myers has welcomed Rachel Clarkson to the corporate commercial team as an associate whilst Shaswati Pal has joined the clinical negligence team as an assistant solicitor.
Irwin Mitchell has recruited Hayley Johnson as an associate in the banking and finance team whilst Richard Life joins as an associate in the corporate team.
Napthens has welcomed David Bailey as a partner in the commercial disputes team.
Hayley Johnson has joined Irwin Mitchell as an associate in the banking team.
Aaron & Partners has recruited Chris Longbottom to the family team as an associate. Meanwhile Suzanne McGoldrick has re-joined the real estate team, Stephanie Brayshay has joined the real estate team as a paralegal, David Mann has joined the commercial litigation team as a solicitor and Jude Tarrant has joined the marketing team.
John Schorah and Dan Cutts have been elected as the new managing partner and senior partner respectively of Weightmans.
Hill Dickinson has taken on a 30 strong defendant insurance team from DLA Piper.
Sarah Williams has joined Dootsons Solicitors as a solicitor in the commercial team.
Joseph Frasier Solicitors have made a number of new hires. Peter Stone and Jane Horridge have joined the firm as paralegals in the personal injury team meanwhile Philip Scholes has joined the firm as a solicitor. Alison Becket has joined as a costs assistant.
Tim Hayes has joined Ward Hadaway as counsel.
Barry Goodall has joined Brabners Chaffe Streetâ€™s construction team.
Chris Murphy and Nick McDonnell have both been appointed as directors of Just Costs Solicitors.
Naomi Fell is leading the new Cumbria office of Harrison Drury LLP.
Bruce Hailey and Duncan Ross have launched Salvus Law which will specialise in shipping cases.
Peter Carson has joined Slater & Gordon as a solicitor in the personal injury team.
Tracey McCambridge has been appointed as head of conveyancing at Fieldings Porter.
Rob Winder has been promoted to head of debt and property recovery by Burnetts solicitors whilst Christina Foster has been promoted to associate. Hazel Philips has been promoted to senior associate in the employment team.