Kieran Toal joins Shoosmiths’ corporate team in Manchester

Kieran Toal has been appointed as a partner in Shoosmiths’ corporate team in Manchester.

Toal, who has strong links with north-west private equity houses and corporate finance advisers, will help to pursue new clients and instructions.

He joins the firm — having spent the previous 10 years in the corporate team at Addleshaw Goddard — to work alongside corporate partners Mark Dawson and Karen Procter and banking partner Graham Hall.

Toal has worked on a number of high-profile private equity and private and public company transactions in the region, advising blue-chip, household-name clients and significant businesses in the north west in a range of sectors.