Addleshaws hires restructuring partner

Addleshaw Goddard has hired business support and ­restructuring partner Alison Goldthorp in London.

Her new team consists of 24 fee-earners nationally. Goldthorp joins from ­Taylor Wessing, where she was head of the firm’s reconstruction and corporate recovery (RCR) group until 2007. Taylor Wessing recently hired Osborne Clarke partner Patrick Cook to head its RCR group, as reported by The Lawyer (5 March).