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US firm LeBoeuf Lamb Greene & McRae has recruited real estate partner Stuart Saft into its New York office. Saft joins from Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz.



•US firm LeBoeuf Lamb Greene & McRae has recruited real estate partner Stuart Saft into its New York office. Saft joins from Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz.

•2 King’s Bench Walk has recruited barrister Catherine Pattison. She joins from Bridewell Chambers.

•Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker has appointed Daniel Perlman as a partner in its Chicago office. Perlman joins from Katten Muchin Rosenman.

•Farrar’s Building has appointed personal injury specialist Rhiannon Jones. Jones is formerly of Lamb Chambers.

•Horwarth Clark Whitehill has appointed Peter Cass as director of tax and accountancy. Cass, who joins from Grant Thornton, will be responsible for the practice area across Leeds, Bradford and Keighley.

•Hertfordshire-based firm SA Law has recruited Matthew Duggan as a partner in its corporate and commercial team. Ajay Obhrai also moves across, joining as a senior consultant in the same team.

Travers Smith has made nine partnership promotions, effective from 1 July. They are: Matthew Ayre in banking, Tim Lewis in financial services, Steve McNab in the environment and planning department, Dan Reavill in IP/IT, Nigel Seay in the competition practice, Simon Yates and Simon Skinner in tax, Aaron Stocks in corporate finance and Ian Shawyer in private equity.

•12 Old Square has brought in Dominic George, formerly of 9 King’s Bench Walk.

Howes Percival has appointed James Frankland as a senior associate in its estates group. Frankland, who joins from Bury St Edmunds firm Greene & Greene, will be advising on rural property matters.

•Gómez-Acebo & Pombo partner Joaquin Garcia-Romanillos Valverde has been named secretary general of the general council of the Spanish bar.

•US firm Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has appointed Eric Feuerstein as a partner in its New York real estate team. Feuerstein, who specialises in high-end, capital markets-driven real estate, joins from Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson.

•Pitmans has promoted Delphine Mehouas to its partnership in the commercial property department.

Olswang has recruited two senior associates, Istvan Szabados and Johannes Kramer, for its Berlin office. Both join from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

•South West firm Rickerbys has hired associate Previn Doshi, who joins from Oxford firm Henmans.