On the move: the latest East Midlands hires

(L-R) Iain Hibbert, Emma Hill, Kelly Eagers and Alice Lees

Law firm Roythornes Solicitors has announced four internal senior promotions to support its ambitious plans for growth.

Alice Lees, Emma Hill and Iain Hibbert have each been promoted to partner with Kelly Eagers also making the step up to associate.

Vember Mortlock, managing director at Roythornes Solicitors, said: “Alice, Emma, Iain and Kelly’s work ethics and commitment to the firm has been exemplary and I am delighted to announce their new positions in the firm. Their knowledge and talent has been invaluable when managing client activity and I have no doubt they will each fully utilise their outstanding skillsets in their new roles.”

(L-R) Chris Wood, Stephen Eaton, Justin Smith, Phil Cooper, Oliver Johns outside Justin Smith Architects offices in Derby

Derby-based Justin Smith Architects (JSA) has expanded its team.

Phil Cooper joins the team as business development manager, while Chris Wood has joined the team as a lead chartered architectural technologist.

Oliver Johns joined the practice last year for a gap year of professional practice to assist with general design work, 3d modelling and visualisation. JSA has made his position permanent.

JSA have also appointed a digital media executive to handled all aspects of the web site and social media marketing.

Owner Justin Smith said: “with our practice evolving and commercial relationships growing, we felt it has been important to add additional talent, experience and versatility to our team. We are delighted to bring our new team members onboard.”

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