Partners on the move

Masons has announced the following promotions to partner status: Andrew Ray, Alastair Crellin, Angela Cha, Jo Eames, Howard Crossman and Winnie Lai.

Edwin Coe has appointed four new partners. David Kinch, formerly of Browne Jacobson, and Anthony Murray, who is qualified in both England and Scotland, join the corporate and commercial group. Stephen Brower has been promoted in the property group and Paul Rodgers joins the firm's shipping team from Watson Farley & Williams.

Bird Semple has strengthened its property and construction group with two new partner promotions, Craig Nicol and Steve Edgescombe.

Berwin Leighton has promoted three solicitors to partnership.

They are James Buchanan (PFI), Andrew Eastwood (property) and Peter Martin (corporate).

Westminster firm Radcliffes has strengthened its tax and private client department with the appointment of Bill Pencharz as partner. Formerly of Park Nelson, Pencharz has run his own firm, William Pencharz Solicitors, for the last four and a half years.

Mishcon de Reya has appointed three new partners in its London office: Caren Gestetner in the corporate commercial department, James Libson in the litigation department and Jay Quatrini in the media and music department. The firm now has 28 partners.