Wedlake Bell appoints two new partners

City firm Wedlake Bell has promoted two lawyers to the partnership, bringing the number of partners at the firm to 42. Michael Ridsdale and Michael Morris are now partners in the corporate tax and property departments respectively. Ridsdale, who has been at Wedlake Bell since 2005, advises on M&A, joint ventures and management buyouts. Morris will be advising clients on high-value residential and commercial property deals and will be based in the Guernsey office.