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DWF has re-appointed Andrew Leaitherland as managing partner of the firm for a further three years.
Lisa Conmy has joined Pannone to head up the entrepreneurial services team.
Steve Ireland has joined Hilary Meredith as partner.
JMW has recruited Beth Reay to its clinical negligence team. Chris Proctor has also joined the firm as partner in the business crime and regulation team.
Sally Leaman has been promoted to partner and head of the family law team at Gorvins. Clare Ellison has joined the firm as an associate.
Dene Rowe is joining Keoghs from Clyde & Co
Steve Kuncewicz is leaving private practice to join online fashion retailer Boohoo.com as its head of legal.
Steve Pinnington will join McHale and Co as head of family law at the end of this month
Eversheds has taken on partner David Moss and his team of seven from McGrigors. Nigel Proctor has also joined the firm as partner.
Kevin Connell and Daniel Woodcock have both joined the commercial property and construction team at Gorvins.
Irwin Mitchell has recruited Richard Biggs as a serious injury lawyer.
Anna Soltani has joined the litigation team of Boote Edgar Esterkin.
Graham Simpson has joined Stephensons as a consultant to the criminal litigation department.
Luiza Da Costa has joined Express Solicitors as recruitment and training manager.
Alison Barnett has joined Darbys Solicitors as director in the family team while Judith Chesters has become director of the private client team.
Keoghs has recruited Darrell Smith as an industrial disease claims specialist.
Alison Butler has joined the insolvency team at Bermans.
Steven Silver has joined Weightmans as a partner in their Manchester office.
Marsden Rawsthorn has promoted Sahida Ahmed to equity partner, Libby Daultrey to partner and head of family and Mark Alexander to partner and head of commercial development.
Laura Hallett has been promoted to associate and head of landlord and tenant.
Lorna Vanderkamp has been promoted to associate director by Roberts Jackson Ltd.
Cliff Parsons and Martine Cooke have both been promoted to partner by Rogerson Galvin.
Martin Hallam has joined Gunner Cooke as real estate partner in the Manchester office.
Chris Gawne of Pannone has been appointed to the Law Society’s clinical negligence panel.
Nigel Shepherd of Mills & Reeve has become a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Richard Owens has joined Hilary Meredith Solicitors.
Ian Brownhill has been appointed as the first finance director of Berg Legal.
Gorvins has appointed Clare Ellison as an associate.
Conor Callan has been promoted to director by Savas & Savage.
Zarqa Altaf has qualified as a solicitor at Graham Coffey & Co.
Laura Parkinson has joined SAS Daniels as business development director.
Ian Brunt has joined Farleys Solicitors as an associate in the family team.
Employment partner Anna Bunting is leading the new HR department at Davis Blank Furniss.
Turner Parkinson has appointed Gareth Roberts as an associate in the employment team and Helen O’Neill as a solicitor in the commercial property team.
Stacey Ashe, Tammy Jones and Kristina Smith have joined the private client team at Birchall Blackburn following completion of their training contracts. Tony Coates and Anna-Marie Knipe have been promoted to associates.
JMW Solicitors has recruited Laura Hadzik as a solicitor.
Francesca Garvey has joined the personal injury team at Forbes Solicitors whilst Sarah Trippier has joined the family law team.
Lynda Spiby has joined Boote Edgar Esterkin as its new head of employment.
Chris Walker, a partner at Scott Rees, has been elected chair of the Liverpool branch of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives.