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Construction specialist Shadbolt & Co has hired a partner from Eversheds' London office.
Roger Button joins Shadbolt after some 18 years as a partner at Eversheds, specialising in construction and engineering. He will be based at Shadbolt's St Paul's office, London. His arrival follows the departure of corporate partner Mike Randall from Shadbolt's Reigate office and brings the partnership back up to 26. Senior partner Dick Shadbolt said: "We're absolutely delighted to have someone with the reputation of Roger Button joining our firm. He's very well known and highly regarded in the field of construction law. His appointment further demonstrates our commitment to maintaining a leading presence in this field here in the UK and internationally." The firm has offices in Reigate, London, Paris and Hong Kong and two recently-launched offices in Athens and Dar es Salaam in Tanzania.