March 26 - International law firm Hill Dickinson added seven new members of staff to its aviation team during March.

Joanna Kolatsis and Saleema Brohi joined Hill Dickinson on March 3 to head up the aviation team, based in London. The company has also secured the consultancy services of aviation experts Sean Gates and Meil McGilchrist, both former senior partners of Beaumont and Son.

Ping Cairns and Jeremy Robinson also joined the Hill Dickinson ranks, and Magalie Rungasamy will join the company's aviation department in June.

The dedicated team will service the insurance, commercial, regulatory and liability aspects of the industry while working closely with other teams in the firm, including insurance, yachts, company commercial and travel, says Hill Dickinson.