Dawsons has hired Sarah Burns from Simmons & Simmons as an assistant. Louise May, Mark Burrows and Laura Conway have also been promoted to assistant.

Glanvilles has hired Lance Terry as a senior solicitor for its company commercial team. He joins from Tanner & Taylor.

Turner Parkinson has appointed Doron Vidavski from Halliwells as an IP assistant. Nicky Davies and Jenny Forbes also join as assistants from Eversheds and Bermans respectively.

Denton Wilde Sapte has promoted aviation and asset finance specialist Owain Jones to junior equity partner.

Bircham Dyson Bell has hired barrister Abimbola Badejo as an associate from Lawrence Graham.

Veale Wasbrough has appointed Steve Coope as an associate. He joins from Sony Ericsson where he was senior corporate legal counsel.

US firm Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton has hired Lucantonio Salvi from Latham & Watkins as a partner in the Washington DC office.

Canadian firm Gowling Lafleur Henderson has hired three lawyers for its Montréal office. Claude Gravel and Pierre Pilote join as special partners and Mélanie Morin as an associate from Desjardins Ducharme.