On the move: the latest East Midlands hires

Ed Vernon OBE, chairman of Macildowie, addresses some of the new recruits at a recent team day

Recruitment firm Macildowie has appointed seven new staff members across its Nottingham, Leicester and Milton Keynes offices.

Joining the Nottingham branch are recruitment consultants, Lauren Evans, who works in the business operations division, and Ashley Bane, a specialist in procurement and supply chain. Alicja Bujnowska-Samoluk has become the firm’s payroll administrator and the finance division has welcomed Thomas Hodgett as recruitment consultant.

In Milton Keynes, Will Jones has joined as a recruitment consultant, while in Leicester the procurement and supply division has been bolstered with the appointment of divisional manager Lynn Campbell and trainee consultant Reo Beaumont.

Managing director James Taylor said: “Our recent appointments, which include five brand new roles, bring our workforce to 74 and are a sure sign that the Midlands economy is performing well. Our clients are demanding even more talented candidates to help them drive their business forward and our team is growing to meet the challenge.”

Browne Jacobson has announced the promotion of 21 lawyers to associate level, a record number for the national

(L-R) Helen O’Dwyer, William Reynolds, Paul Sands, Rachael Davey, Ben Standing, Kassra Powles, Mark Stubbs and Helen Forman


The promotions cut across all five of the firm’s offices: Birmingham, Exeter, London, Manchester and Nottingham as well as various practice areas.

The promotions will take effect from 1 June and will bring the firm’s total number of associates to 100.

Promotions in the Nottingham office are: Helen O’Dwyer (financial & professional risk); Mark Stubbs (commercial dispute resolution); Lorraine Longmore (financial & professional risk) Rachael Davey (financial & professional risk) Paul Sands (employment) Chris Stark (health & advisory Litigation); Kelly Buckley (health & advisory litigation); Kelly Donaldson(health & advisory litigation) William Reynolds (Health & Advisory Litigation); Ben Standing (government, regulatory & advocacy); Helen Forman(costs); and Kassra Powles (property).


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