Addleshaw Goddard retains position as legal services provider to Sainsbury’s
Addleshaw Goddard has retained its position as a core provider of legal services to FTSE 100 client Sainsbury’s.
The appointment, which runs for three years from April 2014, followed a rigorous tender process and review of the Sainsbury’s legal community, with the core panel designed to provide full support across the following areas: commercial (including corporate and data protection); competition; dispute resolution; property (including planning and convenience); and trading (including intellectual property).
The Addleshaw Goddard team is being led by Jonathan Davey and includes Ian Smith, Andrew Rosling, James Whittaker and Richard Goodfellow.
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The past five years have not been easy for Addleshaw Goddard. The firm’s revenue fell 7 per cent from £173.1m to £161.9m between 2008/09 and 2010/11 and despite finances looking up in 2011/12, when Addleshaws reported a 30 per cent increase in net profit, it has shown no notable compound growth in turnover since 2007/08.