Careers: People

Howard Kennedy has hired a new assistant, Paul Siddle, who joins the company and commercial department after a two-year stint at Travers Smith.

Mark Wandless has joined Holman Fenwick & Willan as a partner. Wandless joins from P&O, where he was assistant legal director and assistant company secretary.

Stockport firm SASlawyers has recruited two new solicitors. Sarah Waugh joins the private client department from Rowlands Solicitors, while Danny Fitzgerald has been appointed to the litigation team. Fitzgerald joins from Haworth & Nuttall.

North West firm Brabners Chaffe Street has strengthened its litigation team in Manchester with the appointment of partner Jeff Lewis. Lewis joins from Manchester-based Kuit Steinart Levy where he was a partner.

Ricksons Solicitors has hired a new private client solicitor. Rosemary Johns joins from Preston firm Rawsthorns and specialises in Court of Protection work, inheritance tax planning, probate and wills.