Partners on the move…

Mark Haywood moves from Olswang, where he was a senior solicitor in its investment team, to Addleshaw Booth & Co where he was made partner in March this year. Haywood is a specialist in property investments and acquisitions and was recruited by Addleshaws to handle the portfolio of blue-chip property clients in its commercial property group.
David Rogers, formerly of Davies Arnold Cooper, will join new firm Vizards Staples & Bannisters as a founding partner on 1 May when the firm is launched.
Patricia Nathan-Amissah and Amanda Harvey of City firm Devonshires were made partners on 1 April. Both are employed in the commercial litigation department. Nathan-Amissah specialises in construction while Harvey specialises in employment law.
Wragge & Co has made up 11 new partners – the largest number in the firm's history. The new appointments are Nick J Smith, Jonathan Chamberlain, Ann Benzimra, Andrew Smith, Andrew Thomas, Sarah Sasse, Patrick Duxbury, Kevin Lowe, Andy Stylianou and Davinia Gransbury.
David Franey, Neil Kinsella and Rosamund Rhodes-Kemp have all been made equity partners at Russell Jones & Walker. The firm also announced that seven solicitors are to be admitted to partnership in the London, Birmingham, Cardiff and Newcastle offices.