Careers: People

Stephenson Harwood has appointed former DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary commercial litigator Vincent Coppinger as a consultant in the firm’s London aviation practice group.

Bird & Bird has taken on the Deputy Information Commissioner Francis Aldhouse as a consultant within the firm’s data protection and privacy team. Aldhouse has worked at the Information Commissioner’s Office since 1985.

Ipswich-based Ashton Graham Solicitors has appointed Adrian Chaffey as a senior solicitor within the company commercial team. Chaffey joins from Bevan Brittan.

Manchester-based Goodman Harvey has appointed Jonathan Brooke as a senior property assistant from Hammonds.

US firm Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker has hired Dan Goldman as a partner in the New York litigation department. Goldman was previously at Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman.

Shepherd & Wedderburn has recruited partner Kenneth Mullen into the firm’s London media and technology team. Mullen joins from technology boutique Kemp Little.

Stringer Saul has appointed Mariel Monk from KSB Law as a new partner. Monk will head the firm’s commercial litigation team.