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DWF announces three new Executive Partners and national Head of Locations

National legal business DWF has announced three new Executive Partner appointments in Manchester, Liverpool and Newcastle, in addition to the appointment of the newly created Head of Locations position.

Kirsty Rogers, employment partner and Commercial Services’ Head of Client Development, will lead the Manchester office as Executive Partner with support from David Pickering, the outgoing Executive Partner and head of the firm’s Family team; Andy Nichol, leading real estate partner with over 10 years’ experience in his field will take on the role of Executive Partner of the Liverpool office; Adam Heather,  partner with over 20 years’ experience in real estate law, will embark on his role as Executive Partner of the Newcastle office.  The Executive Partners are responsible for driving forward DWF’s strategic business objectives through effective employee engagement and client service delivery, whilst leading their office’s CSR work in the local communities.

Paul Rimmer, a corporate partner and the former Executive Partner of Liverpool, has been appointed to the newly created role of national Head of Locations and will be responsible for leading the Executive Partners across the business to help deliver the firm’s planned strategic growth.

These appointments follow a series of promotions across the business.

DWF’s Managing Partner and CEO Andrew Leaitherland, said “DWF’s Executive Partners, led by our new Head of Locations, play a pivotal role in shaping a strategy for each office to ensure we continue to effectively engage and support our people and clients in each region to achieve our strategic business goals.”

Andrew Leaitherland

Partner - Managing Partner & CEO

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