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Alan Shackleton joins DWF as a partner and will handle the firm's heavyweight commercial litigation disputes, operating across its Manchester and Liverpool offices.
Shackleton, a qualified mediator, spent seven years in the banking sector at City firm, Wilde Sapte, joined Davies Arnold Cooper in Manchester before moving to Knight & Sons.
He says: "More and more companies are looking for effective ways to resolve commercial disputes without a bruising court battle as they often need an ongoing business relationship with the other party.
"I was impressed by DWF's innovative risk assessment template and positive attitude to the new court regime and I am looking forward to the future immensely.