Jason Bleasdale has been welcomed as a partner in the personal injury team at Clyde & Co.
Trowers & Hamlins has welcomed partner David Vayro as head of its North West projects and construction team.
Lindsay Felstead has been appointed at Clarke Willmott as a partner in the social housing team.
Poole Alcock has announced a strategic conveyancing partnership with Fitzalan Partners.
Mark Farrell has been appointed as operations director at Hilary Meredith Solicitors.
Berwin Leighton Paisner’s integrated client service model initiative (ICSM) has appointed Richard Sawtell as head of the centre in Manchester.
Sarah Lennox has been appointed as an associate in the real estate team at Watson Burton. Mark Egner has also been appointed as a solicitor in the commercial litigation team.
Clarke Willmott has appointed Matthew Wilson as an associate in the social housing team.
Rachel Hoyland has been welcomed as a senior associate in the shipping team at Hill Dickinson.
Trowers & Hamlins has retained Robert Cale as a solicitor in banking and finance after qualifying in March 2015.
Michelle Bannister has been promoted as an associate at Just Costs Solicitors. Alex Bagnall has also been welcomed as an associate and costs advocate.
Watson Burton has welcomed Sarah Willshire as a commercial property associate.
JMW solicitors has welcomed Dr Ronnie Tan as a solicitor in the medical negligence team.
Joan Kennedy has been welcomed at Birchall Blackburn as a newly-qualified solicitor in the industrial disease team.
Napthens has welcomed Cameron Bishop as a solicitor in the residential conveyancing team. Phil Brown has also been welcomed as a solicitor in the corporate team.
Fletchers Solicitors has launched a marketing network, the Medical Law Network, for medical negligence law firms. Others members of the network include Pryers Solicitors. Alex Kenny is head of marketing for the network.
Maxwell Hodge has appointed eight new department managers. They are: Andrea Ashton as head of the lifetime planning department, Alison Love as head of residential conveyancing, David Wooding as head of personal injury and occupational disease, Tim Moulton as head of clinical negligence, Andrew Newton as head of family law, John Gorman as head of company and commercial property and Kristina Stoddern as head of civil litigation/commercial litigation and debt recovery.
Dental Law Partnership has promoted five new associate solicitors. These are; Kate Chadwick, Daniel Kinnear, Emma Owen, Heather Owen and Jonathan Owen.