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Perry Yam has left SJ Berwin to join Reed Smith to launch its London private equity practice.
Andrei Baev has joined Berwin Leighton Paisner as a partner in the firm’s projects group.
Jim Baird has joined SNR Denton as a partner.
Graham Lloyd-Brunt has joined Olswang as Partner in the real estate team.
James Trundle has joined Stephenson Harwood as partner in its real estate practice.
Iain Morpeth has joined Ropes & Gray
Neil Upton is set to join SJ Berwin to co-head the energy and infrastructure team alongside Elaine Gibson-Bolton.
Vinod Bange has joined Taylor Wessing
Cooke Young & Keidan has welcomed Lisa Oakley and Namuwaya Kibedi to the firm as associates.
John Lurie has joined the commercial litigation practice at Dorsey & Whitney as a partner.
Sarah Jones has joined Pritchard Englefield as assistant solicitor in the international employment team
Adam Nelas has joined DWF as partner in its real estate group.
King & Spalding has appointed London corporate and commercial partner Garry Pegg to its 10-person policy committee. He is the co-managing partner of the firm’s London office.
Taylor Wessing has hired partner Joanne Kelly from Manches.
Brian Palmer has joined Rawlison Butler as a partner in the employment team.
Matthew Arnold & Baldwin has appointed Ted Mercer as a partner in its commercial/IP/IT team.
Damian Horan is heading up the new marine team at Moore Blatch.
Teresa Barnett has joined Cooper Burnett as an associate solicitor in the litigation department.
Lamb Brooks has welcomed Robert Innes-Ker as a consultant notary.
Burt Brill & Cardens has welcomed newly-qualified Jodi Hughes who has joined the private client team after completing her training with the firm.
Lorraine Smith (wills and probate), Tom Moulsdale (litigation) and Dawn Sahathevan (residential conveyancing) have joined Boys & Maughan.
Attwaters Solicitors has appointed Kate Pedler to its medical negligence team.
Stuart Jordan has joined SJ Berwin as partner in its energy and infrastructure team.
Prashanth Satyadeva, has joined Berwin Leighton Paisner as a partner in the structured finance team.
Arpita Dutt has joined Russell Jones & Walker as partner in the employment team.
Elizabeth Robertson has joined K & L Gates
Sarah Jones has been appointed as the BBC’s new group general counsel
Rachael Parman and Ruth James have been promoted to partner by Manches. Richard Eldridge also joins the firm as partner and head of the finance practice.
Graham Brown has joined Plexus Law as partner. Also new to the firm is Darren Hanison, who joins as a partner and head of the reinsurance and specialty group. Ken Silk joins as senior associate.
Fisher Jones Greenwood LLP has promoted Paula Fowler to managing partner. Whilst family law partner Lisa Tuckwell has qualified as a solicitor having recently completed her LPC.
Steele Raymond has promoted Craig Hardman to partner. Nick Davies, Mark Spickett and Jonathan Foulds have all been promoted to senior associate.
Jennie Swaby and Paul Sams have been promoted to partner at Eric Robinson Solicitors.
Charlotte Mortlock has joined Manches as an associate in the employment team. Charlotte D’Avola has been promoted to head of the firm’s housing and regeneration group.
Sarah Jones has joined Ellisons as an assistant solicitor.
Steven Keenan has joined Furley Page as an assistant solicitor.
Fisher Jones Greenwood LLP has appointed solicitor Vanessa Santomauro to its private client team in Chelmsford.
Greg Woods has joined Crosby & Moore as the new head of private client