• 01 December 2019
  • Recruitment Room

Movers & Shakers | December 2019

Harvey John are sponsoring a segment of the Platinum Business Magazine called Movers & Shakers. These instalments share the latest appointments and promotions across the business world; see who's doing what and where, including the ones to watch.

In the December edition, we heard from the following Movers & Shakers:


Movers & Shakers December 2019

Samantha Jago at DMH Stallard:

City law firm DMH Stallard has made a key partner hire in the London family team. Samantha Jago joins from rhw solicitors where she was one of the firm's managing partners. Samantha is highly regarded having specialised in family law for 14 years and is also an accomplished mediator.

Richard Pollins, Managing Partner at DMH Stallard, said: "I'm delighted to welcome Samantha to the firm. She is an exeptional solicitor in her field and someone who will unquestionably enhance our already extensive expertise in this area. Our ambition to recruit the best talent in the legal sector continues undimmed."

Liam Mulvee at PDT Solicitors:

Liam Mulvee joins PDT Solicitors' leading healthcare team. The appointment strengthens PDT's offering which covers business acquisitions and disposals in the retail pharmacy, dental, care home, and childcare/nursery sectors. Liam's work will primarily involve acting for buyers and sellers on both acquisitions and disposals of their businesses, whether in the form of an asset or share deal.

Liam brings extensive experience not only in respect of corporate matters but also in the banking, property and financial services aspects of transactions having previously worked at the Financial Ombudsman Service. His experience in the dental sector is of particular note.

Emma Stevens at Coffin Mew:

Coffin Mew is pleased to announce the promotion of Emma Stevens to Senior Associate. Emma originally joined the firm as a Trainee Solicitor, and went on to qualify into the firm's Dispute Resolution team in September 2015. Emma advises on a wide range of corporate and commercial disputes, including contractual claims, restrictive covenant disputes, shareholders disputes and debt recovery. She has a particular specialism in intellectual property disputes and is a key member of the firm's technology sector, helping companies and individuals to protect their IP rights, predominantly against online infringements.

Emma's promotion to Senior Associate is in recognition of her hard work, excellent technical skills and fantastic client feedback.

Callum McKenna at Harvey John:

Specialist recruitment agency Harvey John is pleased to have Callum as one of the newest additions to the team. Callum has joined the Accountancy team as a Principal Consultant, specialising in commercial finance in and around the Gatwick Diamond region. He brings with him over five years of experience in finance recruitment.

Managing Director, David Waddell said: "Callum is a great addition to the Harvey John team. A credible and established recruiter, Callum fits in perfectly with our growth plans for the accountancy and finance team. His values, work ethic, and personality are a perfect match and we are excited to see him flourish in the role."

Andy Wright at Active Sussex:

Andy Wright has joined the team at Active Sussex, taking on the role of Strategic Relationship Manager for Children and Young People. Andy will lead on Sussex's Satellite club programme, the Sport England Lottery funded programme which provides opportunities for young people from all backgrounds ages 14-19 to take part in sport and physical activity by enhancing links between school and community sport.

Andy will also oversee the annual Sussex School Games, DfE folunteering, Active Lives and education programs. The keen sportsman studies Sports & Exercise Science at St. Mary's University and moves to Active Sussex after nine years with The Gold Foundation.

Bianca May at RocketMill:

RocketMill has celebrated its 10th year in business recruiting over 25 new people in 2019. Amid them, Bianca May joins as Client Strategy Director. Formerly of VCCP Media, Bianca is a highly proficient, strategic, and commercially astute leader with proven marketing, communication, and media skills.

Recognised by The Drum as one of the "Top 50 Women in Digital Under 30", Bianca's role see her working closely with a variety of businesses to deliver the best experience for their customers and has recently added to her team - recruiting Sarah Myles as Senior Account Manager, formerly of iCrossing.


Read the full copy here and tune in next month for the January 2020 instalment.

If you're based in the Gatwick Diamond regions and have recently taken on a new middle management / senior level hire or promotion within your business, don't hesitate to contact us to be involved in upcoming Movers & Shakers features.

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