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Davies Arnold Cooper has announced a trio of promotions and a new appointment at associate partner level. Janie Castle joins the commercial litigation team in London from Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker, while Gillian Dada, Mark Shaya and Crispin Tomlinson have all been promoted to associate partner level in the product liability, insurance and property divisions. The promotions follow the recent announcement of five new equity partners at the firm.

Niche media firm M-Law has hired two new lawyers as partners. Graham Henderson, a commercial litigation lawyer previously at Clifford Chance, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Bird & Bird, will head the marketing team. Employment specialist Nicola Raj joins after more than six years at Charles Russell.

Freethcartwright has recruited Karen Reynolds from Nelsons to head the clinical negligence division at the firm’s Derby office.