DLA Piper hires North West private equity head from Eversheds
DLA Piper has hired Manchester partner Andy Phillips from Eversheds Sutherland, where he served as the North West private equity head.
Phillips joined Eversheds from Pinsent Masons as its corporate head in Manchester. He had made partner only a year prior at Pinsents.
DLA North West managing partner Liam Cowell commented that the firm has had its eye on Phillips due to his “strong reputation” for several years, and that it considers his hire a “high quality investment.”