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Carol Couse has been appointed as a sports consultant at Mills & Reeve.
Craig Geraghty has been welcomed at Pannone Corporate as a solicitor.
Brain and spinal injury lawyers, Cathy Leech and Deirdre Healy have been welcomed at Irwin Mitchell as consultants.
Elizabeth Wallace has been appointed as a solicitor in the health team at Hill Dickinson. Michelle Reilly and Nathan Jones have also been appointed as legal directors in the fraud team.
Andrew Carmichael has transferred from Hill Dickinson’s Sheffield office to the firm’s Manchester office as an associate in the property team. Laura Ingram has also joined the Manchester office as an assistant solicitor.
Burnetts Solicitors has welcomed Jayne McCluskey as a solicitor in the medical law team.
Hannah Bradley and Raana Afsarpour have joined Brabners LLP as solicitors in the commercial litigation team.
Aaron & Partners has promoted the following to senior associate; Elizabeth Corcoran in property litigation; Jan Chillery in commercial; and Helen Kidd in employment. Meanwhile, the following have also been promoted to associate: David Mann in litigation; Jamie Hawley in corporate and commercial; Giles Williams and Andrew Lees in commercial property; and James Wallace in wills, trusts and tax.
Steve Marsh has been appointed as a finance director at Aaron & Partners. He takes over from David Gerrard who is retiring in 2015.
Birchall Blackburn has welcomed Michelle Corlett as a solicitor in the private client team after training with the firm. Amanda Long has also joined the private client team as a solicitor.
Ed Gregory has joined Gorvins Solicitors as a senior employment law associate. Peter Speight has also joined the firm as a recently-qualified dispute resolution associate. Meanwhile, Karen Davenport has successfully completed CILEX to qualify as a graduate legal executive in the commercial property team.
Read Roper & Read has appointed Nicola Stanley to head up the property litigation team. Matthew Conning has also joined as a solicitor in the commercial property team.
Vincents Solicitors has welcomed Cheryl Colebourne as a specialist court caseworker.
Gateley has welcomed Philip Laidlow as a partner in private client.
Mark Alexander has been promoted to the senior management team and head of the commercial department at Vincents Solicitors.
Nick Trowell has been appointed as a partner to head up the commercial property department at Taylors Solicitors.
Chris Longbottom has been welcomed as an associate in the private client team at Shoosmiths.
Shilpi Jairath, Kevin Saul, Sharon Williams and Jenna Lucas have been promoted to associate at Irwin Mitchell.
Paul Hughes has been promoted to associate at Walker Smith Way.
Mark Pickering has been appointed as a senior litigator and clinical negligence team member at Asons Solicitors.
Catherine Wasilewski has been appointed at Turner Parkinson as a solicitor in litigation.
Adam Bromley has been promoted to head of the commercial property department at Forbes Solicitors.
Jason Thomas and Paul Makinson have been promoted to partners at Walker Smith Way.
Charles Agar has been appointed at FDR Law as chairman. Stephen Woodall has also been appointed as head of the commercial department.
Nick Armitage has been welcomed as a partner and head of the public sector at Baines Wilson.
Lesley Gill and Charlotte Shaughnessy have both achieved STEP practitioner status at MLP Law.
Sophie Fulwell has been welcomed at Bermans as a solicitor and Philip Hodges as a consultant in the employment department.
Kate Handel and Andrew Bogle have been promoted to associate solicitors at Walker Smith Way. Rachael Waring has also been welcomed as a private client solicitor.
Bermans has welcomed Philip Hodges as a consultant in the employment team.
FDR Law has welcomed Ian Sydenham as a partner and head of the private client department.
Debora Harrison has been appointed at Linder Myers as a solicitor in the medical negligence department.
Fletchers solicitors has appointed Nigel Savage and Paul Duncanson as non-executive directors.
Blackhurst Budd has welcomed Craig Aikman as a commercial property solicitor.
Linder Myers has welcomed Debora Harrison as a solicitor in the medical negligence team.
Caroline Rayner has joined Baines Wilson as a solicitor in employment.
Abigail Perry, Wendy Ferguson and Lauren Copeland have been promoted to litigation executives at Express Solicitors.
Louise Goodwin has been appointed as an associate in the commercial litigation team at Freeman Fisher. James Brown has also been appointed as the firm’s first trainee.
Katie Ridehalgh has been welcomed as a partner in the real estate finance team at Addleshaw Goddard.
Linder Myers has welcomed Laura Hallett Lea as a commercial litigation solicitor. Eve Carter has also been welcomed as a solicitor in trusts and estates.