Addleshaws hires two from a foundering Garretts

Addleshaw Booth & Co is to take on two partners from the Manchester office of disintegrating Andersen legal network Garretts

Managing partner Tim Hamilton (right) and corporate and competition partner Phil McDonnell are currently negotiating to bring their teams with them. Pinsent Curtis Biddle is understood to be in talks with Garretts in Manchester and Birmingham.