The family law team at Challinors has hired Richard Gray and Venetia Chatzimichali. The new recruits bring the family law team up to 33 fee earners and grow the firm’s representation on the Law Society children’s panel to six.
DAC Beachcroft has recruited partner Michael Peters to its Leeds office.
BPE has appointed Elizabeth Saunders as a partner and head of the family team.
Shoosmiths has appointed Fiona Teague to its commercial team in Birmingham. Commercial and technology specialist Joe Simpson has been promoted to associate.
Sarah Gates and Caroline van Zyl have been promoted to senior solicitor at Blake Lapthorn.
Howes Percival has appointed two new solicitors: Julie Endersby and Victoria Wall.
Cambridge firm Ameer Meredith has appointed Sophie Grainger as an assistant solicitor.
Clarion Solicitors has appointed Holly Mitchell as an associate.
Eversheds has appointed Francois Barker as a partner and head of pensions
mfg Solicitors has appointed Rebecca Rogers to its commercial litigation team from Cobbetts.
Gordons has grown its commercial property team with the appointment of solicitor Andrew Challener.