Robert Agg of Mowbray Woodwards has become a member of the Law Society mental health accreditation scheme.
Humphries Kirk has welcomed solicitor Laura Staples and chartered legal executives Alison Lock and Peppy Griffiths.
Lyons Davidson has made a number of appointments in the Bristol office. Claimant specialist Biddy Strong and civil litigation specialist Jonathan Calverley have been appointed as senior managers. The following have been appointed as principal associates; Karen Maher and Scott Taylor in civil litigation and claimant specialist Joanna Laidlaw. Alex Denyer and Michael Greybanks have been appointed as senior associates. Meanwhile, Daniel Scarrott in civil litigation, Leah Shaw in employment and claimant specialist Sabeena Pirooz have been made associates.
Gill Akaster associate Catherine Bailey has been accepted as a member of the national association Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE).
Katherine Douglas has been promoted at Bond Dickinson to Partner in real estate.
Simmons & Simmons has welcomed Patrick Graves as a partner in the corporate team.
Simon Cook has been welcomed at Willans as a partner in the private client department.
Tozers Solicitors has promoted Gráinne Staunton to partner in the wills and estate planning team.
Temple Bright has launched an energy and climate change practice. The new appointments are Tom Bainbridge and Louisa Cilenti as partners. Sandy Abrahams has also been appointed as an associate.
Hilary Banister and Jamie Cook have both been appointed at Willans as solicitors in the residential property team.
Craig Oliver has been appointed to lead the company and commercial department at Stokes Partners.
Jonathan Hill has joined the private client team at Albert Goodman.