Irwin Mitchell has appointed Philip Goldsborough as a corporate partner.
DWF has appointed Elaine Fletcher as a director in the data protection team.
Jo Ratcliffe has been promoted to head of pensions at Walker Morris.
Lindsay Texel has been appointed as a partner in the commercial property department at Clarion Solicitors.
Freeths has appointed Joseph Hale as a construction partner.
Wake Smith Solicitors Limited has appointed Lisa Davison and Paul Gibbon as directors in the commercial property team. Ben Spencer has also been promoted to director.
Winston Solicitors has promoted Emma Farrell to partner in the dispute resolution department.
Philip Ashworth has been appointed as a corporate partner at Andrew Jackson. Helen Mellors has also been appointed as a commercial property partner.
Atherton Godfrey has welcomed public law specialist Angela Sandhal to the firm.
Clare Davitt has been welcomed as an associate solicitor in the real estate team at Irwin Mitchell.
Walker Morris has appointed Ruth Bamforth as a member of the pensions team. Tamsin Tinkler has also been promoted to director in the pensions team.
Lester Morrill has appointed clinical negligence solicitor Guy Pomphrey.
Philip Myers has been appointed as a director in the property litigation team at Freeths.
Guest Walker & Co has appointed Steven Smith as a solicitor in the residential property team. Deborah Barton has also been welcomed as a solicitor in the commercial property team.
Gosschalks has appointed Katie White as a conveyancer.
Rachael Sawyer has joined Heptonstalls as a legal executive in the residential property department.
Howells LLP has opened a new commercial property department. The team will be headed by Louise Wainwright.
Rollits has promoted Sue Brad, Ed Heppel and James Peel to associate. Christina Sledmore has also been promoted to senior associate
Daniel Bisby has qualified as a solicitor at McCormicks and will focus on employment.
Fiona Phillips has joined Andrew Jackson as a tax consultant.
Helen Dawson has joined the private client team at Berwins Solicitors.
David Cunningham has been appointed as a partner in the commercial and IT law team at Clarion Solicitors.
Ian Potter has been promoted to partner in Court of Protection at Wrigleys.
Bridge McFarland has promoted Michael Searle to partner in the commercial and corporate department. Mike Wilson has also been promoted to partner in the commercial litigation team.
Irwin Mitchell has welcomed Emma Yate as an associate in the commercial litigation team. Louise Colledge has also joined the employment team. Meanwhile, Daniel O’Connell has joined as a legal executive in the corporate mergers and acquisitions team.
Walker Morris has promoted the following to director; Catherine Rafferty in the finance department, Victoria Patterson in the restructuring and insolvency department, Graham Mackenzie in the mergers and acquisitions department and Tamsin Tinkler in the pensions department.
Wilkin Chapman has promoted James Marsden, Laura Hook and Gary Taylor to senior solicitors.
McCormicks has promoted the following to senior associates; Philip Edmondson, head of commercial litigation; Stephen Hopwood, head of family; Elaine Lightfoot, head of private client and crime, fraud and regulation specialist Peter Minnikin.
Sarah Davisworth has been promoted to associate in the insurance department at Forbes solicitors.
Raworthshas appointed Thaynara Charlesworth as a lawyer in the corporate and commercial team.
Chris Rhodes has been welcomed as a solicitor in the residential conveyancing department at Newtons Solicitors.
Victoria Maude has been welcomed as a solicitor in the private client team at Ridley & Hall.