Ricksons has poached insolvency specialist Jane Haymes from Manchester firm LCL Law. Haymes joins the corporate recovery team as a consultant.

Bristol-based firm TLT Solicitors has hired employment associate James Moss from Cardiff-based Capital Law Commercial.

36 Bedford Row has appointed David Green as senior clerk. Green will join in November from Valios & Boardman Chambers, where he has been senior clerk for 15 years.

US firm Fulbright & Jaworski has hired Johannes Gabel as a partner in its New York-based corporate practice. Gabel joins from Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe.

Residential development specialist Shulmans Solicitors has appointed Stephen Fielding as an associate. Fielding joins the firm from Eversheds, where he was also an associate.

Scottish firm Young & Partners has promoted Frances McAulay to the role of staff partner. McAulay, a former associate with Young & Partners, rejoined the firm in May as an employment partner.

Channel Islands-based firm Carey Olsen has promoted Billy Grace and Mike Jeffrey to the partnership in its Jersey office.

Scottish firm Anderson Strathern has promoted commercial litigation specialist Frank Gill and head of parliamentary and public law Fiona Killen to its partnership.

Southampton’s Moore & Blatch has hired John Hedley, an equity partner at Buss Murton in Tunbridge Wells. Hedley joins the insurance and personal injury division as senior solicitor.

Stones Solicitors has appointed Alexandra Howard to the role of corporate commercial assistant from Worcester firm Harrison Clark.

US firm Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe has hired two partners from Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman. Kent Goss and Valerie Goo join the Los Angeles office.

South West firm Michelmores has hired Carol Carpenter as head of HR, to be based in Exeter. Carpenter will also continue as principal of training company Carol Carpenter Training.

Walker Smith Way has hired Richard Williams as an agricultural and estates partner from Aaron & Partners, where he was head of agriculture and estates. Six lawyers have also been promoted to the partnership and six to associate level.