Commercial law firm Fletcher Day has boosted its ranks in Manchester with the appointment of Andy Herricks as corporate partner.

Herricks has nearly 20 years’ experience advising SMEs and owner-managed clients across the region. Well known on the professional services scene in Manchester, he works closely with accountants, banks and insolvency practitioners undertaking a mix of corporate, commercial and intellectual property work.

Herricks said: ’I have joined an ambitious firm at an exciting time and I’m looking forward to working with my new colleagues to grow the business in Manchester. We’ve got ambitious plans in place and with support from our London office we’re confident we will attract new recruits and clients from across the region.’

Jude Fletcher, managing partner at Fletcher Day, said: ’We’re delighted to welcome Andy to our team in Manchester. We see Manchester as an important market for the growth of our firm and he is the first of a series of key appointments we are making in the city.

‘With Andy’s appointment, we’ve significantly strengthened our corporate offering and he’s already generating new business from new and existing relationships which he has developed over recent years.’