Partners on the move…

Capsticks now has 25 partners after the promotion of six new partners from within the firm: Trevor Mawer (employment), Neil Grant (healthcare law), and – all in the clinical negligence department – Victoria Stewart, Penelope Radcliffe, Iain Pickering and Lorna Hardman. Before qualifying as solicitors Stewart and Radcliffe were qualified barristers.

David Cubitt, employment partner at Warner Cranston, is moving to Norton Rose's employment practice in August. Initially Cubitt will join as a senior associate with a view to becoming a partner in the firm, which currently only has equity partners.

Suyong Kim, formerly an assistant at Lovell White Durrant, joined Denton Hall last week as a competition partner. Kim's move is the latest in a series of hires by Denton Hall. Recently the firm welcomed Edward Black, senior financial regulation counsel at Mayer Brown & Platt, and Allen & Overy oil and gas partner Doran Doeh.