Saffery Champness appoints Manchester partner

Saffery Champness appoints Manchester partner

Diane Petit-Laurent joins the company as corporate partner from Deloitte, where she was a director, and will focus on Saffery Champness' entrepreneurial clients

Saffery Champness appoints Manchester partner

Saffery Champness has appointed Diane Petit-Laurent from Deloitte as a corporate partner in its Manchester office.

Previously a director at Deloitte’s Manchester office, Diane has a wealth of experience working with owner-managed business clients with both an international and national presence. She is also experienced at working with private equity firms.

In her role at Saffery Champness, Diane will focus on entrepreneurial clients in a number of industries including technology, manufacturing and retail. She will work with the firm’s wider teams to deliver integrated advice throughout the enterprise lifecycle, from start-up to growth to exit.

Diane joins fellow partners Mike Hodges and Simon Kite in Saffery Champness’ Manchester office.

Matthew Burton, Managing Partner at Saffery Champness, said: “Diane joins us during a period of rapid growth in Manchester and is a key addition to the team as we continue to enhance our client offering to the local market in the North West.

“Diane has an outstanding track-record and is the perfect fit for Saffery Champness both professionally and culturally; we look forward to working with her.”

Diane Petit-Laurent, corporate partner at Saffery Champness, said: “Saffery Champness is immersed in UK entrepreneurship and, having worked alongside members of the Manchester team before, I am excited to be joining them and to be bringing my skills and experience to bear for the benefit of the firm’s entrepreneurial clients – particularly in the North West, as well as nationally and internationally.”

 

 

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