Addleshaw Goddard has appointed Rebecca Kitson as a partner in its Employment, Incentives & Immigration Group. Rebecca will be based in Leeds as part of a team that spans the UK, Europe, the Middle-East and Asia.

Rebecca joins from Eversheds Sutherland.

She is already a well-established figure in the Leeds market and her new role will see her utilise her extensive skills and experience to further develop Addleshaw Goddard's practice in the region and beyond.

Michael Leftley, Head of Employment, Incentives & Immigration at Addleshaw Goddard, comments: "Our Employment business in Leeds has doubled in size over the last 12 months. Rebecca's demonstrable leadership and business development skills, coupled with her commitment to client service make her perfectly placed to continue this current trajectory of growth and I am delighted to welcome her to the team."

Simon Kamstra, Head of Addleshaw Goddard's Leeds office, adds: "We have grown as an office dramatically in the last year and Rebecca will be our 43rd partner, in a total office strength of 560. We now have one of the best Employment practices of its kind in the Yorkshire market, delivering high complexity work for household names across the region and the UK, and I am positive that Rebecca's skills and personality will make her a key addition."