Henmans has appointed planning and environment specialist Adrian White as a partner in the commercial property team. White was formerly a partner at Kingsley Napley in London.
Maidstone-based Brachers Solicitors has appointed an HR manager. Michelle Perry joined Brachers from Bank Leumi (UK) where she was head of HR.
US firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett’s former head of government investigations and business crimes John Kenney has joined Manhattan litigation boutique Engel & McCarney as a partner.
Martineau Johnson has promoted two longstanding employees. Jon Preston has been made marketing and business development director, while Rebecca Glover has been promoted to partner in the property team.
Manchester firm Kuit Steinart Levy has hired Tony Hardy as partner to head the residential conveyancing team. He joins from Sedgwick Phelan & Partners.