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Southampton-based Moore & Blatch has hired commercial services assistant Dorothy Agnew from Bond Pearce.
US firm King & Spalding has hired IP litigation partner John Harbin from Powell Goldstein, where he was also a partner.
Berrymans Lace Mawer has promoted two solicitors to its partnership; James Harvey and Sara Wedel in the Birmingham and Leeds offices respectively. Both specialise in personal injury.
Seven Bedford Row has hired three barristers. Rosalind Coe joins the personal injury team from Ropewalk Chambers in Nottingham, Kate Lumbers joins the criminal team from 2 Paper Buildings and Hanisha Patel joins the criminal fraud team from Bridewell Chambers.
Davenport Lyons has hired Ian Searle from Druces & Attlee as an insolvency partner specialising in commercial banking and finance.
Tozers Solicitors has hired two new assistants. Planning solicitor Paul Barkley joins from Carrick District Council and property solicitor Peter Cooper joins from Prettys Solicitors.
US firm Dewey Ballantine has hired antitrust partner Paul Victor in the litigation team. Victor joins from Weil Gotshal & Manges.
SJ Berwin has hired two new associates for its Paris real estate team. Avi Ansellem joins from Clifford Chance; Charles Amar from Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker.
Taylor Vinters has hired Dominic Pickersgill as an associate in the corporate group. Pickersgill joins from Eversheds' Cambridge office.
US-headquartered Baker Botts has promoted Derek Jones to its partnership in the London office. The firm has also hired Libin Zhang as a partner in Hong Kong. Prior to joining Baker Botts, Zhang was legal counsel at ABB (China) Limited.
Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle has hired Lizabeth Burrell as counsel based in New York. She is the current president of the Maritime Law Association of the United States.
Hextalls has promoted Kamran Rehman to associate level in the sport, insolvency and technology practice. He specialises in commercial litigation and dispute resolution.