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Weightmans LLP

100 OLD HALL STREET, LIVERPOOL, L3 9QJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0345 073 9900
Fax:
Fax 0345 073 9950
Email:
Web:
www.weightmans.com

Clive Bleasdale

Tel:
Work 0151 242 7995
Email:
Weightmans LLP

Work Department

Real estate.

Position

Commercial property specialist and partner in Weightmans’ real estate team. Particular expertise in acting on several significant city centre regeneration projects, as well as acting for owners of large property portfolios.

Career

Trained Laces & Co, Liverpool; qualified 1987; partner Berrymans Lace Mawer 1993-99; head of property and partner at niche firm Perkins 1999-2005; partner Weightmans LLP 2005 to date.

Languages

French, Portuguese.

Member

Liverpool Law Society.

Education

Liverpool College, Mossley Hill; Liverpool University (1983 BA Hons History); College of Law, Chester (1983-85 CPE and Solicitors Finals).

Leisure

Golf, classic cars.


London: Public sector

Local government

Within: Local government

Simon Goacher, who is based in Liverpool, heads a team at Weightmans LLP that 'always provides that extra touch without charging for every minute that they spend assisting a client.' Some of the other key members of the team include Clive Bleasdale in Liverpool and Mark Leach in Manchester. Senior associate Morris Hill, who heads up the social care team in the North West, is noted for being 'very pragmatic, sensible and effective.' The team handles matters ranging from regeneration projects, large-scale employment work and the restructuring of service provision to devolution matters. It is acting for Liverpool City Council on a £1bn redevelopment project and on the contentious side is represented Rochdale Borough Council as a core participant in the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse.

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