Addleshaw Goddard has announced a new leadership role for Andrew Carpenter, who has been appointed divisional managing partner for the newly created International Division.
Carpenter will combine his role as International DMP with his advisory role as a partner in Addleshaw Goddard’s private-equity group and Yunus Seedat will become head of private equity.
Addleshaw Goddard is opening a new overseas office in Hong Kong, taking the number of new overseas offices opened by Addleshaw Goddard since May 2012 to four.
The new International Division has been effective from 1 May.
The division consists of the teams based full time in Addleshaw Goddard’s non-UK offices, together with a number of partners who will be given responsibilities in the International Division, as well as in their existing divisions.