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Hayley Johnson has joined the banking and finance team at Irwin Mitchell as an associate.
David Bailey has joined Napthens Solicitors as commercial property disputes partner.
Construction lawyer Barry Goodall has been appointed as a partner by Brabners Chaffe Street. He has joined from DAC Beachcroft in Manchester where he was a partner.
DWF has poached two partners from south Manchester firm Chafes, along with a quarter of its staff. It has taken on Chafes’ 22-strong lender services team led by head of finance litigation John Perez and Julia Williams, head of debt and asset recovery.
Jonathan Robinson has joined DWF as a partner in the corporate and commercial team.
Heatons has welcomed Kevin Carpenter as a solicitor.
David Jabbari, the new chief executive of Connect2Law, has become a partner at Pannone.
Ian Walsh has joined Ward Hadaway as an associate in the property team whilst Christopher Causer has been appointed as a consultant.
Aaron & Partners has welcomed Jamie Hawley to the corporate team as a solicitor.
Andrew Foster has joined GT Law to head up the private client and wealth management team.
Iain Johnston has joined Brabners Chaffe Street as a partner.
Cyra Baggaley has been retained as a newly qualified solicitor by Scott Rees & Co upon successful completion of her training contract. Peter Bland has qualified at the firm as a costs lawyer.
Neil Ireland-Davies has been appointed as a non-lawyer partner at Stephensons following its approval as an ABS.
Turner Parkinson has welcomed Simon Weinberg to the commercial and intellectual property team as a solicitor.
Christopher Causer has joined the commercial team of Ward Hadaway as a consultant.
Orbis Solicitors has recruited Jayne Hart as a solicitor in the corporate and commercial department.
Anita Weightman, Roy Beckett, Patrick Duffy and Tony Weightman have all joined Irwin Mitchell as commercial property partners.
Sophie Fox and Donna Bass have both joined the medical negligence team at JMW Solicitors as a trainee solicitor and paralegal respectively.
Richard Life has joined the corporate team at Irwin Mitchell as an associate solicitor.
Paul Carney has joined Shoosmiths as a partner in the pensions team.
John Pickering & Partners has promoted Helen Wilson to partner.
Tom Harrison has been promoted to partner by Scott Rees & Co.
Andrew Stone has been promoted to partner by Land Law.
Paul Reddy has joined Slater & Gordon as a criminal law solicitor.
Marsden Rawsthorn has appointed Debbie Pettitt as chief executive.
Gaynor Lanceley has joined Paul Crowley & Co as an associate solicitor and head of the private client team.
Linder Myers has boosted its ranks with the additions of an associate in its corporate commercial practice and an assistant solicitor in the clinical negligence team.
Rachel Clarkson, a recruit from Lawson Coppock & Hart, specialises in advising owner-managed businesses and SMEs on a range of transactional and contractual matters. Shaswati Pal joins the firm’s clinical negligence practice as a solicitor from Leigh Day & Co in London.