June 24 - Hill Dickinson has promoted Darren Wall from its commodities team to the position of partner, with immediate effect. Four members of its marine, trade and energy team have also been promoted to the position of legal director.

Those promoted to legal director include Colin Navelle (shipping), based in Liverpool; Tony McDonach (PI & regulatory) based in the London City office; Caroline Bridger (cargo & logistics) based in the Manchester office; and Shanna Ghose (shipping) of the Singapore office.