Birmingham firm Lee Crowder has appointed three new solicitors to its litigation department. Employment specialist Richard Whittington has joined the firm as an associate from Hobson Audley in London; insolvency specialist Alias Dass has been recruited from Birmingham firm Herbert Wilkes; and Robert Holland has transferred from Edge & Ellison, also in Birmingham. Head of litigation Bernard Singleton said: “We are delighted with the growth of the department, which is in response to the demand for our litigation services.”
East Yorkshire solicitors Heptonstalls has established a medical law department, headed by partner John Burman. A nurse will be employed to assist on medical issues and help manage medical case records. Burman serves on the Law Society Medical Negligence Panel.