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Niche construction firm Fenwick Elliott has promoted Karen Gidwani and Toby Randle to the partnership.
Higgs & Sons has appointed Debra Cottam as an associate and Kam Bains as an HR consultant in the employment law team. Cottam joins from Wolverhampton firm FBC Solicitors, while Bains joins from Croner Consulting in Leicester.
Hartnell Chanot & Partners has hired Terry Timlett to provide in-house counselling services. Timlett was previously chief executive officer for Exeter and District Relate.
Geldards has appointed Peter Noble as a solicitor. He joins from Slough Borough Council, where he was assistant litigation solicitor.
Commercial property law firm Bell & Scott has hired Ross Taylor as a construction solicitor. He joins from Drummond Miller.
Florida-based Akerman Senterfitt has hired Salans head of labour and employment law Israel Kornstein in New York.
Gwent firm Watkins & Gunn has rehired Barbara Coward as head of conveyancing after a 20-year break from the firm. Coward joins from Granville-West Solicitors in Pontypool.
Thomas Eggar has appointed Margaret Hatwood and Kiren Dulkoan to the family law team. Hatwood joins as an associate from Somerset firm Baker & Duke, while Dulkoan joins as a solicitor from Rodgers and Burton.