Paul Kirkpatrick has joined HRC Law LLP – the Manchester-based commercial law firm – as a new partner in its commercial dispute resolution team.
Joining from national law firm Shoosmiths, where he was partner and led a team of 10, Paul will work with the HRC Law partnership to take the firm to its next phase of growth.
Paul was promoted to partner in 2013 and brings with him a wealth of experience in setting up and growing a commercial litigation practice working with clients within multinational corporations to fast-growth entrepreneur-led businesses. He advises on a range of complex commercial and contractual issues.
Before joining Shoosmiths in 2011, Paul previously practised at Wragge & Co for seven years.
"Therest of the partner group have built their respective practice areasimpressively with strong teams and anenviable client list. I look forward todoing the same."
HRC Law was founded by Simon Whitehead five years ago and now has a 25-strong team working across employment, corporate & commercial, property and commercial dispute resolution.
Commenting on his new role, Paul Kirkpatrick said: “HRC Law presented a different and attractive opportunity when I was looking for a new role in the north west. As a young and entrepreneurial firm, it was clear that HRC Law was somewhere I could make a real difference. The rest of the partner group have built their respective practice areas impressively with strong teams and an enviable client list. I look forward to doing the same.”
Simon Whitehead, managing partner at HRC Law, added: “Since starting the business, we’ve held the unwavering belief that finding a cultural match with those joining the firm is the most crucial factor. When combined with Paul’s expertise, client experience and the strength of his network, he became the clear choice for our next partner.”
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