• Reddie & Grose has hired two new associates for its London and Cambridge offices. Catherine Nursaw joins from Grant Spencer Caisley & Porteous and will work in the trademark practice in London. Biotechnology and life sciences specialist Dr Michael Roberts returns to the firm from Greaves Brewster. move of the week

• Beachcroft has hired Lesley Hughes as a real estate litigation partner from Walker Morris. She began her career at Clifford Chance and joins the Beachcroft real estate team working with clients in Leeds and Manchester.