Phillips joins Addleshaw Goddard as legal director

Law firm Addleshaw Goddard is strengthening its Aberdeen team with the appointment of Robert Phillips as legal director. 

A specialist employment and business immigration lawyer with more than 12 years’ experience in contentious and non-contentious cases, he joins the firm from his role as senior associate at Burness Paull, where he worked predominantly within the offshore industry.

A tribunal advocate, Mr Phillips is also part of Oil and Gas UK’s working group, responding on behalf of the industry to HMRC’s proposed reforms to off-payroll working tax, commonly known as “IR35”.

He will play a significant role in strengthening Addleshaw Goddard’s employment and business immigration offering in the north east. His appointment marks continued growth for Addleshaw Goddard in Aberdeen following a number of key appointments.

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