Addleshaw Goddard's Corporate and Banking teams in Leeds have completed over 60 transactions in the last 12 months with a total aggregate value in excess of £2bn.

Both teams credit their existing success to the talent, experience and commitment of their team members and have underlined that through a series of internal promotions, including James Tatro to Corporate Partner, combined with significant investment in new talent through strategic lateral hires, including Corporate Partners Richard Hunt and Pete Wood, and Banking Partner Andrew Fordham

Garry Elliott, Head of Addleshaw Goddard's Leeds Corporate team, comments: "We've seen M&A and investment activity remain at strong levels over the last year and our share of this activity is continuing to grow. It's important that we retain and attract the best people to continue this growth and our recent investment in our Corporate and Banking offering makes us one of the largest and most significant transactional teams operating out of the Leeds market."

David Handy, Head of Addleshaw Goddard's Leeds Banking team, continues: "These investments have resulted in a number of new additions, adding a further dimension to our already talented multi-disciplinary team, and significantly enhancing our client offering moving forward."

These deals include some of the highest profile transactions advised out of Leeds, some examples being: