Commercial property firm Bell & Scott has appointed Ross Taylor as a solicitor in its construction team. Taylor joins from Drummond Miller.
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo has hired Lena Hodge as of counsel and head of corporate finance in London. Hodge joins from Rosenblatt Solicitors, where she was a corporate partner.
Thomas Eggar has appointed Michelle Hayward and Hannah Maidment as solicitors in its dispute resolution group. Maidment joins from South East firm Harrington & Carmichael. Hayward qualified as a solicitor in July 2005.
Planning and local government firm Merrett & Co has appointed Roy Pinney as senior local authority associate in its Bristol office. Pinney was previously principal solicitor for the London Borough of Hounslow.
Scottish firm Morton Fraser has appointed Andrew Meakin as a partner. Meakin joins the banking and finance group from Maclay Murray & Spens, where he has been a partner for four years.
Veale Wasbrough has appointed business tax specialist Richard Pincher as a partner in its corporate team. Pincher joins from TLT Solicitors in Bristol.