Addleshaw Goddard appoints Robert Phillips as legal director

Addleshaw Goddard appoints Robert Phillips as legal director

Robert Phillips

Addleshaw Goddard has appointed Robert Phillips as a legal director.

A specialist employment and business immigration lawyer with more than 12 years’ experience in contentious and non-contentious cases, he joins the firm from Burness Paull, where he was a senior associate.

Mr Phillips said: “I am very excited to join Addleshaw Goddard’s Aberdeen office and look forward to supporting businesses in the north east with all their people issues - from employment law, business immigration law to tax law reform for off-payroll contractors (IR35).”

Ross McKenzie, commercial and data protection partner, said: “Robert is a strong addition to the Aberdeen team. He brings a wealth of knowledge in the employment and immigration practice and his technical expertise stands him in good stead to strengthen the firm’s offering ahead of the IR35 reform and beyond.

“His appointment signifies Addleshaw Goddard’s wider strategy to better serve our clients providing best practice across all sectors and divisions in the north east of Scotland and internationally.”

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