In brief: Vaudreys boosts insurance litigation side

Manchester-based Vaudrey Osborne & Mellor has increased its insurance litigation department with two appointments and a promotion. Deborah Mury (left) has joined the firm from Davies Arnold Cooper and will specialise in motor claims and Philip Andrews (right), formerly of Russell Jones & Walker, will concentrate on industrial disease claims. They join Ian Jones (centre), who becomes an associate and who specialises in commercial transport and industrial disease claims.