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Linklaters has appointed Rebecca Jarvis and Richard Bussell as global practice co-heads of restructuring & insolvency for a four-year term. It has also appointed Mark O’Neill as a real estate finance partner in London.

Healthcare partner Paul Thomson has joined Weightmans. He specialises in medical defence litigation.

DAC Beachcroft has appointed two new partners; James Ross joins the real estate team and Nick Marshall who joins the real estate practice and focuses on commercial investment.

Addleshaw Goddard has announced the appointment of Elvan Hussein as a partner in its corporate team.

Stephenson Harwood has announced the appointment of Anthony Clare as a partner in its corporate practice.

Ashurst has appointed two new partners, Nick Elverston and Amanda Hale, to its global TMT team.

Bevan Brittan has announced that Joanne Easterbrook has been appointed as senior partner.

Trowers & Hamlins has appointed Hilary Blackwell as a partner in the real estate team and she will operate within the health and social care group.

Winckworth Sherwood has appointed partner Jodie Campbell to its residential sales team.

Jennifer Millins has been made a partner in the employment department at Mishcon de Reya. David Rose also joins in the IP practice.

Mayer Brown has appointed project finance specialist Tom Eldridge as a partner in the banking & finance practice.

Fund finance partner Liz Soutter has joined Mayer Brown’s banking & finance practice.

White & Case has appointed partner Lindsey Canning to its global intellectual property practice.

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom have named a number of new partners, including Sandro de Bernardini (mergers & acquisitions) and Alex Jupp (tax).

Sidley Austin is adding six new partners to its private equity and corporate practice. They include corporate partners Erik Dahl and Christian Iwasko, Sava Savov and Fatema Orjela. Also, Bryan Robson and tax partner Oliver Currall.

Boies Schiller & Flexner has appointed Matthew Getz as a partner in its international disputes and regulatory practice.

Hausfeld & Co LLP has appointed John McElroy as a partner. Elroy is a financial and commercial litigation specialist

Goodwin Procter has recruited Gretchen Scott as a partner in the firm’s hospitality and leisure practice.

Keystone Law has appointed Jon Close and Ronan Speers as members of its construction team.

Sally Challinor, a property and environmental due diligence solicitor, has joined Keystone Law.

Gowling WLG has appointed Robert Payne and James Brockhurst as a principal associate in the private capital team.

Carlo Kostka has joined the global financial institutions practice at Covington & Burling.

Mayer Brown has appointed Iva Philipova as a senior associate in the fund finance team.

Hausfeld & Co LLP has recruited a number of new associates. They are Chris Tanoh, Jessica Phillips, James Groves, Mardie Landvogt and Eliot Oliver.

Mackrell Turner Garrett has recruited solicitor Kam Bhamera to its dispute and litigation department.

Powell Gilbert has welcomed two new associates: Ayesha Raghib and Dina Fahmy.

Pothecary Witham Weld has welcomed Anthony Seymour to its property team.

Stephensons has appointed Yitendra Senghani as head conveyancer.

Clifford Chance has announced that Nelson Jung is to join the firm’s global antitrust practice as a partner.

Berwin Leighton Paisner has announced the appointment of former BLP lawyer Edward Coulson as partner in the competition litigation team in its litigation and corporate risk practice.

Ashurst has announced that Paul Jenkins has been appointed as managing partner.

Pinsent Masons has appointed partner Andrew McMillan to its corporate team.

Clyde & Co has appointed Will Deeprose as a partner in its real estate group.

Tom Kerr Williams has joined PwCLegal’s employment team as a partner.

Leigh Day has appointed Grant Incles as a partner and head of its cycling injury team.

IBB Solicitors has recruited Richard Devall as an employment partner from Pitmans LLP.

Dentons has recruited IP partner Campbell Forsyth.

Squire Patton Boggs has appointed Andrew Herring as a partner; he is a rail and transportation sector lawyer.

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP has announced that James Perry will join the firm as partner in the financial institutions group.

Curtis Davis Garrard has appointed Andreas Dracoulis and Keith Krut as partners.

Hodge Jones & Allen has appointed Riffat Yaqub as a partner in the personal injury team.

Forsters has appointed Patrick Harney to head of private client.

Fenwick Elliott has welcomed Jonathan Shaw to the firm as partner.

Harold Benjamin Solicitors have expanded with the appointment of Robert Souber as a partner in the commercial property team.

Pinsent Masons has appointed Pauline Egan to the firm’s global board as a non-executive board member.

Hill Dickinson has expanded its offering in the private aviation sector with the appointment of Jonathan Russell. He joins the firm as a senior associate.

Wedlake Bell has appointed Rachel Martin as a senior associate in the projects & infrastructure team.

James Martin, an intellectual property and technology solicitor, has joined DMH Stallard.

Sara Stewart, a tax specialist, has joined Vinson & Elkins as counsel.

Carter Lemon Camerons has welcomed solicitor Francesca Flood to its litigation department.

Davitt Jones Bould has appointed planning law specialist John Qualtrough.

Marilyn Mark has joined Lewis Nedas Law as a consultant solicitor.

Eric Musgrave has joined Fox Williams as a consultant in the fashion law group.

Leigh Day has welcomed personal injury solicitor Rory McCarron.

Norton Rose Fulbright has appointed Stephen Parish as global chair.

Clifford Chance has appointed Philip Hertz as the firm’s new global head of restructuring and insolvency.

Ashurst has appointed Yann Alix as a partner in its resources team.

Kennedys has expanded with the appointment of Ian Davies as a partner.

Freeths has welcomed corporate and commercial litigation specialist Richard Coates as a partner.

Woodfines has made two partner appointments: senior associate Charlotte Benjamin, a commercial property specialist, and Karl Dembicki, a specialist in wills, trusts and probate.

Howes Percival has appointed Edward Lee has a corporate commercial partner. Lee specialises in larger corporate deals and international transactions.

Chattertons has appointed Claire Tomlinson as an associate solicitor in the property department.

Spratt Endicott has appointed Liam Desmond as a partner in the commercial property team.

Buckles Solicitors LLP has promoted Sarah Westwood to partner.

Shoosmiths has appointed associates Naheed Taj and Sushma Kotecha as members of the family team.

Geldards has expanded it family team with the appointment of associate solicitor Ben Lawson.

Thursfields has appointed Tim Edwards as a senior associate in its corporate and commercial team.

Leathes Prior has appointed solicitor Calum Paterson as a member of the litigation and dispute resolution team.

Spratt Endicott has appointed Gemma Davison as an associate solicitor in the family law department.

Gordon Lutton Solicitors has appointed legal executive David Faulkner.

Davitt Jones Bould has appointed Razina Akhtar as a senior associate. Akhtar has dealt with a wide range of property matters including sale and purchase.

Solicitors Seema Solanki and Jack Thorogood have joined the trusts & estates team at Barr Ellison.

Thomas Guise has welcomed solicitor Rob Sherrey to its family law team.

Linder Myers has appointed Emma Wing as an associate in its trust and estates team.

Wright Hassall has appointed a new partner in its employment law team. Prisca Bradley is an experienced lawyer advising on all employment-related matters.

Andrew Oranjuik and Janet Hawley have been made partners at Martin Kaye Solicitors. Oranjuik specialises in resolving commercial disputes and Hawley specialises in residential property.

Naheed Taj has joined Shoosmiths as an associate.

Woodfines Solicitors has welcomed Esther Marchant who joins the firm as a senior associate in the wills and probate department.

Shacklocks LLP has appointed Claire Williamson to the firm’s private client service.

Ed Savory has joined the corporate and commercial services team at Birketts as legal director.

The Wilkes Partnership has welcomed solicitor Sarah Begley to the practice.

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