Ridley & Hall, headquartered in Huddersfield, has made three new partner appointments.

Daxa Patel is now a partner in the firm’s clinical negligence department, with Melanie Webb and Clare Linden joining its growing family law team. All three join from Simpson Millar.

The new trio will be based at Ridley & Halls’ new Leeds office at Park Place, which opened this month.

Emma Pearmaine who joined the firm as a director last September has taken on the role of managing director. It follows a recent spout of successes in attracting new developer clients who previous MD, Adam Fletcher will now be dedicating his time to as director of property.

Emma said: 'Daxa, Claire and Melanie’s move to join us is a testament to the confidence people have in the firm and in the management team. This is a great place to work, and I am really pleased to welcome former colleagues to the team.'