Trethowans has appointed Pye Smiths' head of personal injury (PI) and clinical negligence David Healy as a partner in its PI team in the Salisbury office. It has also hired Lester Aldridge's head of employment Simon Rhodes as partner and head of employment at its Southampton office.
Foot Anstey Sargent has recruited Elizabeth Crawford from Blake Lapthorn Linnell as an assistant for its private client team in Exeter and Plymouth. Crawford specialises in corporate tax and share options.
Bailhache Labesse has hired Michael Cushing for its dispute resolution group as a senior solicitor. Cushing comes from Dechert's London office, where he was a partner and where he specialised in commercial litigation and regulatory investigations and inquiries.
Crutes has appointed Dickinson Dees's Paul Earnshaw as a partner in its business services department, where he will have particular emphasis on property matters. The firm has also hired Gail Affleck Ward, also from Dickinson Dees, as client services director.