Andrew Pettinger > Addleshaw Goddard > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Addleshaw Goddard
M2 3DE

Work Department

Infrastructure, finance and projects.


Specialises in commercial and corporate work of all types involving the public and private sector, including outsourcing, efficiency initiatives, shared services arrangements, collaborative frameworks, PFI, NHS, LIFT, joint ventures, regeneration and central government initiatives. Particular experience in the health, education, social care, housing, regeneration and transport sectors. He acts for the public sector, the private sector and financial institutions. He has an expertise in public procurement and data protection law.


Trained Slater Heelis, Manchester; qualified 1995; assistant solicitor in corporate finance, Addleshaw Sons & Latham and Addleshaw Booth & Co 1995-2001; assistant solicitor in projects, Addleshaw Booth & Co and Addleshaw Goddard 2001-04; partner Addleshaw Goddard 2004.


French (basic).


Pocklington School, York; University of Manchester (BA Hons 2(1)); Manchester Metropolitan University (PE – pass; Law Society Finals – pass).


Cricket, reading, piano, guitar, food, wine, being a dad.

Lawyer Rankings

North West > Public sector > Local government

Addleshaw Goddard‘s local government work spans areas such as energy, transport, public infrastructure and public services. The firm is a go-to for major outsourcing and partnership transactions, and it also has a strong reputation defending local government entities against high-value procurement claims. Andrew Pettinger, who handles outsourcing and other commercial transactions, jointly leads the team with Michael O’Connor.

North West > Projects, energy and natural resources > Energy, project finance and PFI

Addleshaw Goddard advises public and private sector project proponents, financial institutions, and equity investors, on large-scale project financings, acting on a national and international basis on major infrastructure projects in transport, healthcare, education, and energy. The team is led by Michael O’Connor, an experienced expert in public-private transactions, including procurement and project finance loans. Also leading the team, Andrew Pettinger specialises in PFI and local government work, and newly-promoted partner Sara Gilmore, who leads on major energy projects. Director Rob Thompson has notable expertise in waste developments and international projects.

London > Public sector > Healthcare

The ‘always practical and focused‘ international healthcare team at Addleshaw Goddard has a wide range of expertise in the healthcare sector, including advising on PFI secondary market transactions, managing healthcare portfolios, and the negotiation of PPE contracts.  Practice leader Michael O’Connor deals primarily in commercial transactions involving the NHS. Matthew Newing advises on major PFI/PPP projects, while David Hartley focuses on the PPP secondary market. Andrew Pettinger deals with major healthcare-related joint ventures. The firm has been building up the practice, adding three new partners in 2020;  Rachel Orton from Squire Patton BoggsNathalie Moreno from Lewis Silkin LLP ;  and Suzanne Moir from DWF.