Robert Forsyth, who has been a trainee with Black Country firm HIGGS & SONS for the past two years, has qualified as a solicitor. He now joins Higgs' employment team where he will specialise in cases involving discrimination law.
CHASE HOMES has expanded its land department with the appointment of Richard Miller, as land director designate. He joins from Miller Homes in Solihull, where he spent three years as a senior land manager for the West Midlands region, with a particular focus on Warwickshire and Worcestershire.
Paul Arnell has joined property specialists DRIVERS JONAS in Birmingham as an associate, specialising in landlord and tenant lease activity. He joins from 4D Properties.
Recruitment firm WEST-AFF has appointed Liz Robinson to head up its permanent division based in Colmore Row, Birmingham.
The AS WATSON GROUP has promoted Euan Sutherland to chief executive of AS Watson (Health & Beauty) UK.
He will continue to manage Superdrug and will take on responsibility for Savers reporting directly to group managing director, Ian Wade.
A 29-year old drug worker from Coventry has been given a testing new role, helping to tackle drug addiction in Bristol and across the South West.
Lisa Hyland has joined ALTRIX HEALTHCARE.
G&C FINANCE has appointed Marcus Higgins as construction director.
He joins from Francis Graves in Birmingham after a nine year career there.
Based at G&C Solihull headquarters, he is responsible for heading the four strong team which evaluates and monitors the construction process of all G&C projects UK-wide.
The SOUTHERN STAFFORDSHIRE PARTNER-SHIP has appointed Jeff Marlow as its new director.
Its aim is to support regeneration across Stafford, South Staffordshire, Cannock Chase, Lichfield, Tamworth and East Staffordshire.
Mr Marlow has previously worked for Warwickshire C ounty Council, Black Country Chamber and Business Link and East Mercia Chamber of Commerce.
George Webb has been appointed divisional director of the Birmingham office of JMP CONSULTING.
He joins from Faber Maunsell.
Lucy Bartlett has been appointed as training officer at Birmingham-based fleet software market leader CFC SOLUTIONS.
HAWKINS HATTON, the Dudley-based legal firm, has strengthened its litigation department with the appointment of Harminder Sandhu who joins as an associate.
Formerly with Oxfordshire firm Henmans and Pinsent Masons in Birmingham, she is also a senior lecturer at the University of Wolverhampton where she teaches part time on the legal practice course.
Shirley Rabbetts, a lawyer in the private client department at Midlands law firm Needham & James, has qualified to become a full member of the SOCIETY OF TRUST AND ESTATE PRACTITIONERS.