Ken Smith and Jonathan Sharp have joined Ashfords as partners.
Helen Willett has joined Coodes Solicitors as a solicitor in the commercial property team. The firm has also promoted Paula Dunkley to partner.
Stephen McNamara has joined Veale Wasbrough Vizards as a consultant in the public sector department.
Chris Pritchett has joined Foote Anstey as a partner.
Agricultural partners Peter Williams, Vivienne Williams, Ben Sharples and Miles Farren have joined Michelmores following its acquisition of the Bristol office of Wilsons. Associate Nicola Horrocks and solicitor Josephine Edwards have also joined the firm.
Jenni Atwill, Holly Wallis and Holly Dennis have all joined Trethowans as solicitors upon successful completion of their training contracts. Lucy Grey has also joined the firm as a senior corporate finance associate.
Lydia Stuart-Banks has qualified as a legal executive in the personal injury team at Veitch Penny.
Stephens Scown has welcomed Wendy Manfield as commercial director.
Jane Mulhern has been appointed as office manager and property solicitor at Dunn & Bakerâ€™s new office in Newton Abbot.
Everys Solicitors has recruited John Clarke as a private client solicitor.
Hayley Price and Amari Rajendran have both been retained by Thrings LLP as solicitors in the commercial property department following successful completion of their training contracts.
Nigel Muers-Raby has joined Pardoes as head of marketing.
Elizabeth Nash and Mike Muston have joined the private client team at Withy King as solicitors whilst Laura Yuill joins as probate and trust manager. Chartered accountant Maria Meek and solicitor Holly Mieville-Hawkins have both joined Withy King Trust Co Ltd