Shoosmiths has promoted Andrea James to partner in the discipline & healthcare regulatory team.
Eversheds has promoted Richard Jones and Michelle Naylor to partner.
JMW has promoted the following to associate; Eleanor Aguirre and Holly Tootill in family, Scott Ritchie in private client, Michelle Arathoon in personal injury, Sam Healey in business crime and regulation and Julian Rogozinski in commercial property.
Napthens has announced a new executive team, including the external appointment of David Cole as non-executive chairman.
Squire Patton Boggs has appointed Paula Cole as a partner in its labour and employment team.
DLA Piper has promoted Joseph Frew to partner in the finance & projects team.
JMW Solicitors has appointed Warren Martin as a partner in the commercial property team. Andrew Garvie has also been promoted to equity partner and Thomas Pearson and Gordon Cartwright to fixed shared equity partner.
Brabners LLP has appointed Mark Whiteside to the corporate team and Claire Petricca-Riding to the planning and environment law team.
Chris Fairhurst and Carl Johnson have been promoted to partner at Stephensons.
Primas Law has announced the opening of a new Manchester office and the recruitment of partner Simon Baxter to lead the real estate team.
Cheryl Rowbotham has been promoted to associate in the healthcare regulatory team at DAC Beachcroft. James Pike has also been promoted to associate in the employment & pensions team.
Sarah Lown and Gemma Pendlebury have been promoted to legal directors at Eversheds.
Shoosmiths has promoted the following as senior associates; Danielle Ingham and Richard Marshall in commercial, Ruth Evans in corporate and Will Sanderson in real estate.
Jennifer Ross has been appointed as a legal executive in the residential conveyancing team at Napthens.
Blackhurst Budd has welcomed Ed White as a solicitor in the conveyancing team.
JB Leitch has welcomed Robert Denman as head of real estate.