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This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
Gateley Wareing has recruited a new associate to bolster the corporate services division in its Birmingham HQ. Chris Reed, who specialises in acquisitions and disposals as well as joint ventures, joins from Wragge & Co.
Suffolk-based Quantrills Solicitors has hired Priya Nainthy for its specialist employment team. Nainthy was previously a senior employment lawyer at the Engineering Employers Federation.
Media specialist Davenport Lyons has swelled its numbers with the promotion of five new partners. Martin Haines, Fraser Bloom and Sam Tatton-Brown have all been made up in the West End firm’s media team, while Julie Killip and Alun Thomas make the step up in the insolvency and licensing departments respectively. The firm now has 35 partners.
Twenty-partner Thames Valley firm Pitmans has hired a new director to its commercial property department. Kevin Healy joins from Turbervilles, where he was a partner.
Personal injury and conveyancing specialist Scott Rees & Co has promoted assistant Julie Twist to associate in its Skelmersdale office. Twist joined the North West firm in 2001 and specialises in personal injury.