Pitmans has made two senior appointments to boost itscommercial property and private client departments. Bill Howard has left Wilson Howard to join Pitmans commercial property department as a partner. Howards experience includes setting up land acquisition partnerships and working for a variety of companies, financial institutions and developers. David Ainslie has joined Pitmans as a director, heading the firms private client department. Ainslie joined from Towry Law, a financial services company, where he was consultancy services director. Prior to joining Towry Law in 1983, Ainslie was a partner at Lovell White & King (now Lovells).