People Moves: Clapham & Collinge Solicitors, Kings Lynn Audi and Howes Percival.

Howes Percival's Gordon Simpson and Paul Moore of King's Lynn Audi.

Howes Percival's Gordon Simpson and Paul Moore of King's Lynn Audi. - Credit: Submitted

Here are the latest moves and promotions across the region's businesses.

Clapham & Collinge Solicitors have hired three University of East Anglia graduates as trainee solicitors for the start of their two-year training contract.

Joe Keeping, Laura Fearnley and Ross

Norfolk have all had to complete the Legal

Practice Course while gaining experience with the firm as paralegals over the last 12 months.

All trainees work under direct supervision of experienced solicitors and must demonstrate competence over the two-year period leading to qualification in 2018.

This year has seen an increase in the number of trainee solicitors taken on.

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Kings Lynn Audi has announced Paul Moore will be stepping into a new dedi-cated Local Business

Development role.

In his new position, Mr Moore will assist local businesses to find the best way to buy vehicles for their company and promote other services the company offers, beyond the initial sale.

Howes Percival has confirmed that Gordon Simpson has been promoted to director level in its

Norwich office.

After several years working in Manchester, Mr Simpson was head of a litigation team in Norfolk before join-ing the firm's commercial litigation team in Norwich. Tessa Haskey, chairman of Howes

Percival said: 'I am delighted to announce Gordon's promotion which recognises the hard work and invaluable contribution he has made.'