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Weightmans has promoted Adrian Le Monnier as a partner in local government and police and Jawaid Rehman as a partner in employment in the Birmingham office. In the Leicester office, Andrew Clarke has also been promoted to partner in the local government and police team.

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co has announced that practice leaders Davinia Gransbury in dispute
resolution, Hugh Maule in corporate, banking & private capital, Jason Coates in human resources, Michael Luckman in commercial & projects and Richard Bate in real estate have joined the new firm’s board. Gus Wood has also been promoted to partner in the energy team.

Peter Cox has been promoted to partner at Dentons.

Peter Hubbard has been appointed at Anthony Collins Solicitors as a senior partner.

Balijit Basra and Natalie Singh has been promoted as partners in the housing team at Anthony Collins Solicitors.

BLM has promoted Caroline Kane, Joanna Brocklehurst and Lucy Tolond as partners.

Anthony Collins Solicitors has promoted Jas Tamber to partner in the childcare team.

FBC Manby Bowdler has appointed Sara Morton and Gareth Ruddock as partners.

Philip Barnsley, a partner and head of the family law team at Higgs & Sons, has been elected onto the national committee of Resolution.

Leathes Prior has promoted associates Ed Savory and Richard Guthrie as partners.

Irwin Mitchell has appointed Surinder Dhillon as an associate in the employment team.

Weightmans has promoted Bhavesh Prajapati to associate in employment and Kathleen Potter to associate in commercial insurance in the Birmingham office. Katherine Bell has also been promoted to associate in dedicated disease in the Leicester office.

Anthony Collins Solicitors has promoted Sally Jones as a senior associate in the childcare team. Alex Loxton and Alison Room have also been promoted to associate in the firm’s housing team.

Amy Walpole has been appointed as a director in the family team at Howes Percival.

Annabel Mayer has joined the dispute resolution team at Ashton KCJ as a solicitor.

emw law has announced the promotion of four new principals. These are; Aimee Barrable, Minal Thakarar, Jody Bingham and non –lawyer Karen Voller.

BLM has promoted James Wood and Roger Bishop as associates.

Naomi Sunkin and Chloe Glason have been appointed as solicitors at Birketts.

Abigail Walters has been appointed as a senior associate in the planning team at Buckles Solicitors LLP.

Suzanne Tucker has been promoted to associate in the planning department at FBC Manby Bowdler.

Private client & wealth preservation assistant solicitor Louise Taylor, of George Green LLP, has been accepted as a member of Solicitors for the Elderly.

Liz Coleman has been promoted at Leathes Prior as an associate.

Irwin Mitchell has promoted Omer Simjee as a partner in employment, Amandeep Dhillon as a partner in personal injury and Lindsay Tomlinson as a partner in medical negligence.

Eversheds has promoted Stephen Hacking as a partner in the corporate department. Sophie Robinson has also been promoted as a partner in the projects team.

Jenny Ogden has been promoted as a partner in the recoveries services team at Shoosmiths. Paula Rome and Matthew Walker have also been promoted as partners.

Jasvir Jootl has been promoted as a partner at Wragge & Co.

Mills & Reeve has promoted Christian Bull, Carina Cobbold, Vincenzo Maggio to partners in the real estate group. Peter Wainman has also been promoted as a partner in the technology team.

Spearing Waite has appointed Oliver Brookshaw as a partner in the corporate team.

Simon Martin has been promoted at Parabis Law as a partner in the motor and employers liability.

Tim Coplestone has been promoted to partner in real estate at The Wilkes Partnership.

Harrison Clark Rickerbys has promoted Alison Scott to partner.

Higgs & Sons has welcomed Adrian Cutler as a corporate partner.

Rothera Dowson has promoted Karen Hayward to partner.

Shoosmiths has promoted a number of new senior associates. These are; Sarah Harper and James Wright in private client, Aisling Duffy in commercial, Kelly Prestidge and Steve Leslie in corporate, David Perry in real estate and Martin Ward in recoveries services.

Samantha Paxton has been welcomed at mfg Solicitors as an associate in commercial property. Corporate specialist, Janet Humphries has also joined the firm.

Amy Chesterfield has been appointed at Pictons as an associate solicitor. Marie Bevan has also joined the conveyancing team along with legal assistant Ruth Drew.

Lewis Couth has been promoted as a senior solicitor at Wilkin Chapman Grange.

Richard Brown has been appointed at Wilkin Chapman Grange as a solicitor in residential property.

Barry Doherty has been welcomed at Martin Kaye Solicitors as a solicitor in the commercial team.

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