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Nick Bradbury has been appointed as a partner in the global financial services regulatory practice at Herbert Smith Freehills.
Berwin Leighton Paisner has announced that Roland Fabian and Russell Clifford have joined the firm’s board.
Sarah Grenfell has been appointed as a partner at CMS in the dispute resolution team. Emma Pinkerton has also been appointed as a partner in real estate.
Alexander Premont has been appointed as a partner in the banking team at Hogan Lovells.
Reynolds Porter Chamberlain has welcomed financial litigator and investigations specialist Parham Kouchikali as a partner.
DAC Beachcroft has promoted the following to partner; Rhiannon Davis in insurance advisory, Gemma Leonard in real estate and Richard Loxley in employment & pensions.
Clyde & Co has made a number of partner promotions across the international network. The following have been promoted to equity partner; Clare Hatcher in projects & commodities, Elisabeth Moseley in corporate, Craig Rooney in aviation and Tom White in insurance. The following have also been promoted to senior equity partner; David Abbott, Michelle Crorie, Toby Rogers and Helen Bourne in insurance and Ray Smith in corporate.
Allen & Overy has appointed Kevin Muzilla, a high yield partner, as head of US corporate finance.
Marc Weisberger has been appointed as a partner at Holman Fenwick & Willan.
Olswang has promoted Melissa Brett, Anna Caddick and Katie Nagy de Nagybaczon to partner.
BLM has promoted Jane Taylor and Sarah Murray-Smith as partners.
Mishcon de Reya has appointed Michael Nouril as a partner in the corporate department.
Bindmans LLP has appointed Liz Barratt and Jamie Potter as partners.
PwCLegal has welcomed Peter Workman as a partner.
Claire Mulligan and Justin Collins have been welcomed at Kennedys as partners.
Luke McDougall has been welcomed as a partner in the corporate practice at Paul Hastings.
Chadbourne & Parke LLP has welcomed Andrei Baev as a partner in the corporate department.
Richard Kelly has been appointed as a partner in the litigation practice at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP.
Ropes & Gray has appointed Thomas Ross as a commercial litigation partner.
Duane Morris has announced that Susan Laws has been appointed to the firm’s executive committee.
Paul Jennings has been promoted to partner in the employment team at Bates Wells Braithwaite.
Taylor Wessing has promoted the following to partner; Paul Glass in disputes and investigations, Paul Leamy and Emma Oakley in real estate, Matthew Royle in patents and Sian Skelton in IT, telecoms and competition.
Glovers has welcomed Philip Mundy as a partner in the commercial property team.
Sean Bannister has been promoted to junior equity partner in the tax services team at Edwin Coe.
Gunner Cooke has appointed Fiona Dillon and Katerina Nomikou as tax partners.
James Ward has been appointed as head of private client at Seddons.
Oli Shipton has been welcomed at Lee & Thompson Solicitors as a partner in the corporate and commercial department.
Richard Lever has been appointed as a partner in the private equity group at Goodwin Procter.
Helen Marsh has been promoted to partner in the residential property department at Forsters.
Michael Bray and Riccardo Sallustio have been welcomed at Grimaldi Studio Legale in the banking and finance practice.
Berwin Leighton Paisner has welcomed Robin Ganguly as a senior associate in the litigation and dispute resolution department.
BLM has made a number of associate appointments. These are; Lisa Ellis, Nailah Mears, Jennifer Johnston, Edwin Millburn, Euan Milne, Edward Sainsbury, Laura Smith and Emma Tindall.
Stephanie Brigg has been appointed as a senior associate in the corporate teal estate team at Howard Kennedy. Richard Burt has also been appointed as head of real estate operations.
Will Fraser has been appointed as a managing associate in the teal estate team at Bond Dickinson.
Claire Mulligan and Justin Collins have been appointed as partners at Kennedys. The following have also been appointed as senior associates; Kiran Birdi, Zoe Hurley and Richard Davies, litigation manager Sue Lovegrove, solicitors Gareth Thomas, Esther Salter, Lauren Brock, Milena Iyer and Richard Bantin, Argentinian lawyer Francisco Repetto and litigation executive Louise
Bindmans LLP has promoted Kathryn Macken and Nick Fry to associates.
Paul Beanlands has been appointed as an associate in the real estate team at
Michelmores has appointed Paul Beanlands as an associate in its real estate Michelmores.
Bates Wells Braithwaite has announced that Robert Houchill, a senior paralegal in the immigration team, has become the first person to qualify as a solicitor through the method of ‘equivalent means’.
Duncan Lewis has appointed Dele Johnson as a solicitor specialising in prison law.
Taylor Wessing has announced five senior counsel promotions. They are; Lisa Bevan in private client, David Bates in corporate – private equity, corporate technology, Maddalena Padrin in real estate, Ed Vickers in patents and Sally Annereau in data protection.
Kenny Henderson has been promoted to special counsel at Covington & Burling.
Oliver Pilkington has been appointed at Pitmans as a director in the corporate and commercial team.
Edwin Coe has announced that Joanne McIvor has become dual qualified in England and Scotland, and is promoted to senior associate. Hetal Sanghvi has also been promoted to senior associate in the tax services team.
Andrew Spooner has been appointed at Blavo & Co as a caseworker in the mental health department.
Freshfields has appointed Victoria Sigeti and Alison Smith in corporate and Andrew Murphy in employment, pensions and benefits as partners.
Slaughter and May has promoted the following to partner; Robert Innes and Chris McGaffinin corporate and commercial, Caroline Phillips in financing and Sally Wokes in corporate and commercial.
Neville Eisenberg has been elected as senior partner at Berwin Leighton Paisner for a four year term. He succeeds Lisa Mayhew.
Pinsent Masons has promoted a number of new partners. These are; Angelique Bret in competition, Ben Fairhead in pensions litigation, Alexander Grant in infrastructure, Richard Lloyd in real estate, Apicksha Patel in energy finance, Mike Reid in real estate, Liam Terry in financial services, Melissa Thompson in real estate, Helen Waddell in infrastructure and Charlotte Weekes in life sciences.
Addleshaw Goddard has announced a number of partner promotions. These are; Rona Bar-Isaac in commercial, Sonia Campbell in litigation, Simon Courie in finance, Graham Cross and Simon Wood in corporate, Rebecca Garner in finance, James Herring and Graeme Warburton in litigation and Andrew Martin in real estate.
Ian Gray has been appointed as the first international managing partner at Eversheds. Lee Ranson will continue as managing partner and Paul Worth has been appointed as head of the litigation practice group. Simon Waller is also to take up a new role as head of the financial services sector.
Berwin Leighton Paisner has appointed Martin Sandler as a partner in the litigation and dispute resolution team. Caroline Walker has also been appointed as a partner in the real estate team.
Eversheds has welcomed consumer finance specialist Clare Hughes as a partner. Tom Goldsmith has also been welcomed as a partner in the real estate team.
Holman Fenwick & Willan has promoted Richard Strub as a partner in the shipping litigation practice.
Samantha Hook, real estate partner at Howard Kennedy, has been elected chairman of the South East branch of the Association of Women in Property. She will hold the role for one year.
Sam Szlezinger has been welcomed as a partner in the competition team at DLA Piper.
Paul Hastings has welcomed Mark Shepherd as a partner in the real estate team.
Mark Rowley has been appointed as the partner in charge of the London office at Baker Botts.
Alex Leitch has been welcomed as a partner at Covington & Burling.
King & Spalding has appointed Daniel Friel as a partner in the international tax practice.
Corker Binning LLP partner Andrew Smith has been appointed to the committee of the Fraud Lawyers Association.
John Wilkinson and Nicola Maguire have been appointed as partners at Cooley LLP.
Kemp Little LLP has announced that Paul O’Hare, head of outsourcing, has been elected to the National Outsourcing Association’s council for the third time in succession.
Jim Varley has been appointed at Devonshires as a partner in the insolvency and debt recovery practice.
Maples Teesdale Solicitors has welcomed Sam Nichols as a partner and head of the construction team. He succeeds Paul Matcham who is set to retire.
Trudi Featherstone has been appointed as head of the divorce and matrimonial finance department at Goodman Ray. Jemma Dally has also been appointed as head of the adoption and surrogacy department.
Ben Taylor has been appointed as an associate director in the real estate team at Berwin Leighton Paisner.
Josip Stajfer has been welcomed at Faegre Baker Daniels as an associate along with partner, Petar Orlic in the corporate team.
Greenwoods Solicitors LLP has welcomed Simon Malcolm as a director in the employment team.
Lee & Thompson Solicitors has welcomed the following as associates; Alex Ward in family, Deirdre McMahon in the film and television group and Zoe Morris in the dispute resolution group.
Daniel Mackelden has been appointed as a consultant at Cains.
Don Randall, information security expert, has been appointed as a senior consultant at Bivonas Law.
Gherson & Co has welcomed Charlie Burnett as a solicitor in the immigration litigation team.
Laura Dand of Goodman Ray has been accredited by Resolution as a specialist family lawyer.
John Townsend has been appointed as a consultant to head up the new auction advisory service at Harold Benjamin solicitors.
Jonathan Deverill has been appointed as a partner in the corporate practice at DAC Beachcroft.
Ashurst has appointed the following to partner; Jon Gale and Tom Cummins in disputes, Olga Galazoul in restructuring and special situations, Jake Green and Nicola Higgs in regulatory, Hiroyuki Iwamura and Dominic Ross in corporate, Jessica Jenna in banking, Dyfan Owen in disputes, Lucy Thomas in real estate, Jasmine Tiw in securities and derivatives and Nicholas Wong in banking.
Raj Gupta has been appointed as a legal director in the planning, parliamentary, energy and infrastructure team.
Matthew Rowbotham has been promoted to partner in the corporate team at Lewis Silkin.
Trowers & Hamlins has promoted Youssef Boulos, Lucy Doran, Julian Keith, Theresa Mohammed, Katie Todd, and Stuart Wilson to partner.
Winckworth Sherwood has appointed Brian Greenwood and Robert Banham as partners in the transport and infrastructure group. Eollyn Ives has also been promoted to senior associate in the real estate team.
Will Christopher has been welcomed as a partner in the dispute resolution team at Kingsley Napley.
Leigh Day has promoted Nichola Marshall, Vijay Ganapathy, Emma Satyamurti and Emmalene Bushnell to partner.
Lee Federman has been appointed as a partner in the banking and finance team at Dentons.
David Edwards has been promoted to partner in the litigation and international arbitration team at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.
Sally Gibson and Richard Lawton have been appointed as partners at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP.
Martin Roderick has been welcomed as a partner in the banking and finance litigation and investigations team at Matthew Arnold & Baldwin.
Squire Patton Boggs has welcomed Judith Donnelly as a partner in the pensions practice.
Edward Grange has been appointed as a partner at Corker Binning LLP.
Alistair Myles has been promoted to partner in the family law department at Levison Meltzer Pigott.
Miguel Roure has been appointed at Goldberg Segalla as a partner.
Kathryn Bradbury has been welcomed as a partner in the immigration department at Payne Hicks Beach.
Macfarlanes has promoted Jonathan Arr, Richard Fletcher, Lora Froud, Kirstie Hutchinson and Dan Marriott to partners.
Ian Pittaway, partner at Sacker &Partners, has been appointed as the chair of the Independent Governance Committee at Aegon UK plc.
Sebastian Reger has been promoted to partner in the finance department at Sacker & Partners.
Jonathan Monjack has been appointed to the media, brands and technology team at Lewis Silkin.
Mishcon de Reya has promoted the following to legal director; Julie Bond in real estate and Claire Manches, Laura Chandler and Allison Keyse in corporate, Matt Hancock in commercial, Nick Harris in commercial real estate, Fiona Laurence in commercial litigation, Pete Nunn in IP and Emma Woollcott in litigation.
Macfarlanes has promoted the following to senior counsel; Melissa Lawson, Will Ford and James Perrott in private client, Ian Shaw in tax and structuring and Mark Lawrence in litigation.
Robert Jappie has been appointed as an assistant solicitor at Rahman Ravelli.