Sheffield law firm strengthens commercial property section

New recruits at Wake Smith.
New recruits at Wake Smith.
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A Sheffield-based law firm has strengthened its commercial property team with the appointment of two new directors

Wake Smith welcomes Lisa Davison from Nabarro and Paul Gibbon returns to the firm having spent six years at hlw Keeble Hawson.

The firm has also promoted commercial property specialist, Ben Spencer, to director.

Neil Salter, head of commercial property at Wake Smith, said: “We are delighted that Lisa and Paul have joined our commercial property team.

“Their appointments are a key step in us achieving our growth strategy across our commercial practice areas.

“This is an exciting time in the development of our firm.

“Ben is a talented lawyer and his promotion demonstrates our commitment to the development of our people who are right at the heart of the service we deliver to our clients.”

Lisa has ten years experience acting for clients including institutional funds, property developers and public bodies.

She has particular expertise in deals involving mixed use properties and also in the healthcare, retail and education sectors.

Paul brings 14 years’ experience in commercial property acting for investors, developers and lenders.

He also advises business occupiers, including those in the manufacturing sector, on the acquisition, disposal and management of commercial property.

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