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Lester Aldridge has appointed Brett Martelli as a solicitor in the Southampton insolvency team. He joins from the London Borough of Havering.

  • Lester Aldridge has appointed Brett Martelli as a solicitor in the Southampton insolvency team. He joins from the London Borough of Havering.
  • Black Country firm George Green has promoted David Lucas to the partnership, while Shilpa Unarkat becomes an associate and Heather MacKay an assistant associate.
  • O’Melveny & Myers has hired Gregory Ezring and Monica Thurmond as partners in its New York corporate finance practice from Latham & Watkins.
  • Kuit Steinart Levy has promoted Sally Bird to the partnership and head of the employment team.
  • East Anglian firm Kester Cunningham John has hired Huw Wallis as an associate in its dispute resolution team.
  • Clifford Chance has made three promotions in its EU competition and regulation team. Sonya Branch in London and Marc Besen in Düsseldorf become partners, while Frances Dethmers becomes economist counsel in Brussels.
  • US firm Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton has hired James Chadwick as a partner in its San Francisco office. He joins from DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary in Palo Alto.
  • Napthens has hired solicitor Jonathan Ormand, solicitor Zulfi Khan, legal assistant Jenny Birchall and legal secretary Julie Ormand from Sawle & Co Solicitors in Leyland.
  • Welsh firm Hugh James has appointed Clyde & Co‘s Hywel Evans as an assistant in its corporate and commercial team.
  • Kendall Freeman has promoted James Maton to partner in the commercial litigation team.
  • Denton Wilde Sapte has promoted Rahail Ali to the new role of global head of Islamic finance. Ali, who is based in Dubai, becomes a senior equity partner.