Catherine Haslam > DWF > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

My specialist area is commercial landlord and tenant law in the context of telecommunications mast sites and renewable energy schemes.




I also deal with the property aspects of telecommunications mast sites acting for both landlords and tenants, including site acquisitions, upgrades, estates matters and both incoming and outgoing site share.

Lawyer Rankings

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

(Leading individuals)

Catherine HaslamDWF

Drawing on in-depth knowledge across the energy and natural resources sectors, DWF’s team acts for sponsors, public authorities and lenders. Key areas of expertise include the conversion of coal and gas-fired power stations to renewable technologies, green hydrogen and nuclear developments. Darren Walsh in Liverpool and Manchester regularly handles international nuclear energy and cutting-edge renewable energy projects. Manchester-based Catherine Haslam leads solar projects and has excellent reputation in wind and biomass matters while Jonathan Branton in Manchester and Leeds is a leading competition and state aid lawyer. Melissa Hutchinson left the firm in July 2021 for an in-house position at Boohoo Group PLC.

North West > Real estate > Commercial property: Manchester

The team at DWF regularly advise multinational household names as well as central government clients on a broad range of real estate matters. Paul Inman  has particular expertise in the hospitality sector, handling site acquisitions and developments for clients within the industry. Naveen Gupta co-heads the team with Inman, acting largely for leisure operators and institutional clients with large property portfolios. Rachel Lawler heads up the occupier sector group, and Catherine Haslam leads on telecoms sector deals.