This week


The Impact Partnership, a joint venture between Mouchel Parkman, Agilisys and Rochdale council, has appointed Chris Lavery managing director.


Arup has appointed David Ward to lead its urban development team in Cardiff.

Tony Blackler has joined law firm Manches as a partner in the construction department.

Architect Austin-Smith:Lord has promoted seven people to directors. They are Norman King in London, Maggie Mullan and Mike Yates in Liverpool, Clive Panter in Manchester, Ashley Davies and Dennis Hellyar in Cardiff, and Graham Ross in Glasgow.

European law firm SJ Berwin has made Joanne Footitt and Patrick Ryan partners in its real estate division.

Architectural practice the Frederick Gibberd Partnership has promoted Conny Schmidt to associate.


The Chartered Surveyors Training Trust has appointed Toni Belcher, Kevin Arnold and Claire Nowell to its board of directors.