Pitmans has appointed a new solicitor to its commercial litigation team. Jonathan Durrant joins from Army Legal Services, where he was a solicitor.
Manchester firm John Hardman & Co has made a trio of promotions. Paul Cain, who joined last November, becomes a personal injury partner, while Joanne Eckersley and Chris Ross become associates in employment and corporate finance respectively.
The corporate and commercial group at White & Bowker has been strengthened by the hire of Antonia Mann, who joins its Chandlers Ford office as a consultant. Mann was an in-house lawyer at Vodafone in Newbury for 14 years and led its UK corporate team.