Sheilah Mackie has been promoted to partner by Blake Lapthorn.
Nathan Rees has joined Shoosmiths as a partner in the real estate team.
Brachers Solicitors has promoted Sean Gorman to partner whilst Philip Cunningham has been appointed as chief executive officer. The firm has also promoted Matthew Grogan, Graham Wallis, Robert Thompson, Mark Gore and Matthew Simmonds to associate.
Carla Brown has been promoted to partner by Moore Blatch.
Shirah Real has joined the private client team at The Head Partnership.
Graeme Quar & Co has recruited Michael Dalton as a commercial law consultant.
Kathryn Fielden has joined Ratcliffe Duce & Gammer to head up the wills, probate, trusts and tax department whilst Natalie Jervis joins the firm as a trainee legal executive in the conveyancing team.