Five quit Pinsents for Eversheds

Eversheds has raided Pinsent Masons‘ Manchester office for a five-lawyer corporate team, which includes two partners. Simon Masters and Hannah Kendrick join Eversheds with one associate and two assistant solicitors. The news comes just a week after Cobbetts hired Pinsents Manchester private equity partner Paul Johnson and three lawyers, and dents further the firm’s North West offering. Corporate head Sean Fitzgerald defected to Cobbetts in January. First revealed on 7 March