Movers & Appointments 2016

November 2016

  • Knights Professional Services Limited has acquired a team of ten litigation and debt recovery specialists, from TLT, including partners John Lord, David White and Joanne Gardner-Boyes.
  • Horwich Farrelly, has appointed Mark Dickson as a new defendant partner.  Mark joins from Keoghs.
  • Bermans has appointed Joanne Culley, from JMW, as a senior associate in the insolvency team.
  • Excello Law has welcomed senior corporate lawyer Ian Vicary, previously of Weightmans.
  • Kennedys has appointed a five-lawyer insurance litigation team from Hill Dickinson. Partner Gordon Davidson is joined by Robert Ashurst, Andrew Jones, Chris Abbott & Sophie McDonnell. 
  • Slater Heelis appoints construction law specialist, Matthew Grellier from Squires. 
  • JMW appoints Family Law specialist, Michael Chapman from Ward Hadaway. 


October 2016

  • Hillyer McKeown appoints sports litigation specialist, Dominic McGinn formerly of Cassell Moore Solicitors. 


September 2016

  • Brabners appoints Corporate specialist, Richard Hepworth from Pannone Corporate.
  • LHS (Lewis Hymanson Small) founding partners, Ian Lewis and Graham Small have joined law firm JMW Solicitors. 
  • Leonard Curtis, in launching a new legal services division, appoints Jennifer Moore, a specialist in Restructuring, Corporate Strategy and Finance Associate from Squire Patton Boggs.
  • Harold Brako, prominent Banking Litigation Partner and former head of Shoosmiths’ Manchester office joins Addleshaw Goddard.


May 2016

  • Pannone Corporate appoints corporate and private equity specialist, Tim Hamilton. 
  • Slater Heelis appoints corporate and commercial specialist, Nicky Collins formerly of George Davies and Browne Jacobson. 


April 2016

  • Forbes appoints Social Housing expert, Sarah Mansfield formerly the head of housing litigation at BLM.
  • Napthens appoints Real Estate specialist, Deborah Turner from Brabners. 
  • JMW appoints CDR specialist Michael Kennedy formerly at Slater & Gordon. 


March 2016

  • Pannone Corporate appoints real estate specialists James Wynne (formerly of Shoosmiths) and Gareth Birch (formerly of Napthens). 
  • Kuits appoints Wendi Bussin, regulatory expert and founding partner of Garstangs Burrows Bussin.
  • Kuits appoints corporate solicitior Anne Marie Coles, formerly of Fieldings Porter.
  • Hill Dickinson appoints Tricia Morrison, construction law expert formerly of Napthens. 


February 2016

  • Myersons appoints Private Client specialists Bik-ki Irving and Helen Thompson both formerly of SAS Lawyers. 
  • Napthens appoints corporate finance specialist, Gareth McIntegart formerly of DLA and DWF.
  • Squire Patton Boggs, appoints Real Estate specialist Mark Barker from DWF.
  • Ward Hadaway appoints Employment Law specialist Stephen Robinson from Laytons.
  • Angela Brown, residential property expert joins Slater Heelis from SAS Daniels.
  • Field Fisher Waterhouse expands its Commercial, IP & Technology service in Manchester with the appointment of Rob Sheldon and Sam Jardine formerly of DWF and Watson Burton.


January 2016

  • SAS appoints commercial property specialists Neil Powell, Emily Clarke, Stewart Smith Scott Tams and Amy Dickens.  

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