Kate Roberts has joined Greenhalgh Kerr as head of insolvency and corporate recovery.
Rebecca Williams of Addleshaw Goddard has been promoted to partner.
Ian Riggs has joined Hill Dickinson as a partner.
Sharon Benson has joined Keoghs as its human resources director. Darrell Smith has been appointed as a partner in the disease team at Keoghs
Steve Kuncewicz has joined online fashion retailer Boohoo.com as head of legal.
Hughes Carlisle has appointed Sue Clements as director to run its new office in Tuebrook.
Andrew Holden has been appointed as head of the rural team at Napthens.
Sheldon Davidson Solicitors has expanded with the recruit of Emma Simcox Oliver as head of industrial disease.
Former surveyor Tom Seabrook has been promoted to partner in the commercial department of Irwin Mitchell in Manchester. Kevin Saul and Richard Biggs have both joined the personal injury team.
Joanne Radcliff has joined the family team of Gateley.
David Bevan has joined Slater Heelis.
Simon Lewis of Brabners Chaffe Street has been appointed director of the Manchester chapter of BNI, a global networking body whilst Maurice Watkins has been named interim chairman of the Rugby Football League.
Mike Brown has been elected as the new national senior partner at Berrymans Lace Mawer.
Martha McKinley, Carla Twist, Catherine Gaskell and Melanie Varey have all qualified as solicitors at Stephensons following the successful completion of their training contracts.
Emma Swan has joined Taylors as a senior associate in the employment team.
Michelle Sherwood has relocated to Nottingham to lead the Shoosmithsâ€™ commercial team.
Keoghs has recruited Mark Beales as director of law enforcement liaison.
Chafes has recruited Laurie Kershaw to the finance litigation team.
Katie Nolan and Lois Rowland have joined JMW Solicitors.
Graham Simpson has joined the criminal team at Stephensons.
Karen Holt has qualified as a costs lawyer at Forbes Solicitors.
Darbys has recruited Alison Barnett and Judith Chesters as directors of the firm based in offices in Hale.
Eversheds has promoted Paula Gaddum and Alasdair Outhwaite to partner.
Damian Baron has been appointed by Harrison Drury LLP as partner in the family law team.
Sean Adams has been promoted by Shoosmiths to senior associate.
Heatons has recruited Bill Lister as an intellectual property and media partner.
George Davies has recruited Andrea James from the General Medical Council to spearhead its move into the healthcare regulatory sector. Andrea is an associate.