Gordons has recruited solicitors Kathryn McDonnell and Tom Bowes to its commercial property team.
Emilda Eaton has joined Taylor Bracewell in its personal law department.
Direct Law and Personnel has appointed Duncan Edwards as head of advocacy.
Simon Robinson, Lindsay Staddon, Charles Heppenstall and Mark Robson have all been promoted by Ford & Warren Solicitors. Simon Robinson is now partner in the employment department whilst Lindsay, Charles and Mark all work within the insurance department. Stephen Fallon and Chris Luscombe have also recently been promoted to associates in the insurance team.
Blacks has appointed Nigel Hoyle as partner in its company and commercial team.
Schofield Sweeney has recruited former Brooke North partners Nigel Middlemass and Richard Stockdale to the firm.
Naeem Hashmi has joined the corporate team of Dickinson Dees.
Ramsdens has launched an insolvency team to be led by Steven Singh. Jennie Blagg has also joined the team.
Sara Mounsey has joined AWB Charlesworth as a solicitor in the property team.
Last Cawthra Feather has recruited Jackie Hixon as a solicitor in its litigation team and promoted Deborah Finan and Ragan Montgomery to partners.
Harriet Reid has joined Jarvis Family Law.
DWF has recruited Steven Appleton as a private client associate.
Ros Harwood has joined Gordons to head up the new charities and education unit. Solicitor Mark Ashton and personal assistant Clare Burnard are also joining the new team.
Shulmans has appointed Neil Towse as HR manager.
Emma Moody has been promoted to head of charities by Dickinson Dees.
Paul Meredith has joined Scott Rees & Co as partner.
Mel Egglenton has been appointed as non-executive director to the board of Irwin Mitchell
Walker Morris has recruited Philip Harris as a consultant.
Kelly Donaldson has joined the clinical negligence team of Taylor & Emmet LLP.
Richardson & Co has recruited Caroline Simpson as head of private client and David Harrison as head of employment. Jasmine Chen joins the firm as practice development manager together with Nando Langton who joins as practice manager.
Amanda Gee has joined Gordons as consultant in the employment department. Kathryn McDonnell and Tom Bowes also join the firm as solicitors in the commercial property team.
Optima Legal has recruited Dan Marland as professional support lawyer in the repossession division.
James Nuttall has been promoted to head of finance by Lupton Fawcett and Neil Towse has been appointed as HR manager.
Irwin Mitchell has recruited Andrew Parascandolo as an associate in the employment team. Jennifer Walton has been promoted to associate whilst Ruth Butt also joins.
Andrew Wilson and Lee Scott have been appointed by Shulmans to head up its debt recovery team.
Jackie Hixon has joined the litigation team of Last Cawthra Feather LLP as an associate.
Stewarts Law has recruited Tom Matusiak.
Laura Salvati has joined the litigation team of Schofield Sweeney.
Clarion Solicitors has recruited Helen Ward as an associate in its employment team.
David Prescott has joined Williamsons Solicitors.