Matt Noon, partner and head of Corporate with Liverpool headquartered law firm Hill Dickinson, has been announced as Head of Office for Liverpool, a new position that will act as a focal point for local issues, communications and engagement.
Hill Dickinson has grown its workforce by around 10% since 2019 and now employs 950 people across nine UK and international office locations, of which over 200 are partners and legal directors. The Liverpool office remains the firm’s largest single office location, employing more than 400 people, including most administrative and non-client-facing support services for the firm worldwide.
Announcing the new appointment, Hill Dickinson CEO Peter Jackson said:
“Hill Dickinson is an international law firm that I’m proud to be able to say has a strong and unified culture across all offices and countries that we operate in. As we grow our offering and our workforce, we nevertheless recognise the importance of being responsive to local trading conditions and meeting the varying needs of our people and clients in different locations. Matt’s appointment as head of office for Liverpool is designed to meet that need.”
Referencing the firm’s ‘people-first’ focus, he added: “We have always said that to preserve our culture as an employer of choice we need to listen to and bring our people along with us as we grow. Matt has been with Hill Dickinson for many years. He understands our vision and where we are headed, and what we need to do to get there. He is also well known to and trusted by his Liverpool colleagues, as well as those in our eight other offices and externally to local professional organisations and to our clients.”
Matt Noon added:
“I feel proud to take on the role as head of office for Liverpool, particularly now as we return to office working in greater numbers and rebuild internal and professional networks. Liverpool is my home turf and, as a key employer, we are part of the city’s thriving business community. Acting as the focal point for local issues and engagement will strengthen our team and in turn help ensure we continue to provide exceptional service to our clients.”