On the move: the latest East Midlands hires

Rachel Bentley

Chesterfield-based Whittam Cox Architects has announced three senior promotions.

Andrew Dabbs will join the board of directors, while Rachel Bentley and David Turner step up to associate director level.

Alex Wall, managing director, said: “We have a very exciting and growing range of projects progressing in 2018. It is a genuine pleasure to recognise the drive and determination of these three individuals who continue to play a vital role in our commitment to design excellence and project delivery.”

Nottingham-based Fraser Brown Solicitors has added to its commercial and franchise team with the appointment of Ketan Mistry, who joins the firm as a solicitor.

(L-R) Patrick Wood and Ketan Mistry

Mistry worked for five years at Shoosmiths joining as a paralegal, before completing his training contract in the firm’s Manchester office.

Patrick Wood, managing partner at Fraser Brown, said: “With Ketan’s proactive and enthusiastic approach to work, he is a perfect fit for the commercial and franchise team.

“It’s always fantastic to be able to welcome new people to Fraser Brown and his appointment, which is part of Fraser Brown’s ongoing growth strategy, will allow us to continue to deliver a first-class service to our clients.”