A new Executive Partner has been appointed at DWF in Leeds and will enter into the legal transaction in early 2021.
Allison Page spent 15 years at DLA Piper in Leeds, where she most recently held the role of Office Managing Partner. She will work with Andrew Flounders, who has led the Leeds team since 2018, and will continue to be a key leader in the real estate practice group.
Page said: “The Leeds office is already well established but we plan to continue growing across all service areas. It is an exciting time to join as I firmly believe that the DWF’s strong culture and values and its focus on personal development, diversity and inclusion and change in the local community resonate with people.
“It is an enormous privilege to lead the Leeds office and to have the opportunity to build on Andrew’s very good work.”
Paul Rimmer, DWF Regional Managing Partner for the UK and Ireland, added: “We are delighted to have Allison join us. Not only is Allison a world-class project attorney with significant management experience, she is fully committed to our values and visions aligned and full of energy and ideas.
“Allison is joining a fantastic office that has been very well run by Andrew. There is still plenty of room for growth in Leeds and I am sure that the office will give Allison a warm welcome and enjoy her inclusive and progressive leadership.”
Andrew Flounders, DWF’s Leeds Executive Partner, said: “It will be a great pleasure and privilege for Allison to lead such a talented and enthusiastic team. Allison is in the entire Leeds business community, not just for their expertise and experience Recognized for being a great communicator and passionate guide who is also focused on the region’s success. “