Careers: people

Editor of Taxation magazine Malcolm Gunn joined the London tax team at Haarmann Hemmelrath as a tax consultant on 25 May. Gunn will focus on personal income and capital taxation.

Thomas Eggar has promoted four assistants to associate status. Employment specialist Paul Gaff is based in London, while commercial property’s Lorraine Sheppard, family specialist Tony Tynan and tax and trust assistant Catherine Bandy are based in Chichester.

Porter Dodson has also appointed four new associates. Litigator David Clegg, based in Yeovil, and family specialists Sarah Butler, Amanda Cockburn and Meriel Corrigan, based in Yeovil, Taunton and Bridgwater respectively, are internal promotions.

Collyer-Bristow has promoted three of its lawyers to the partnership – IP’s Clare Algar, media and entertainment’s John Simmons and family’s Toby Yerburgh. With the new appointments Collyer-Bristow will have 29 partners.