In brief: Booths' employment group recruits two

The employment services group at Leeds firm Booth & Co has expanded with the appointment of two new fee earners. Frank Sutcliffe, 46, has left academia for Booths. After working in the penal research unit at Oxford University and teaching at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand, he became a lecturer in law at Sheffield University. Paul Borne, 28, joins from Langleys in Lincoln. He qualified as a solicitor in 1993, practising at Sheffield firms Irwin Mitchell and Kershaw Tudor.