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Stephen, Paul and Sue join DTM Legal

North West commercial law firm DTM Legal has strengthened its commercial property team with a host of new appointments.

Property lawyers who are recommended by the Legal 500, Paul Makinson and Stephen Lunt, have been appointed as partners alongside Sue Elias joining as head of the residential team and as an associate at DTM Legal.

Stephen specialises in commercial property. He has over 16 years’ experience working on a wide variety of commercial property matters including, landlord and tenant, energy and utility projects.

“I’m so pleased to join one of the leading law firms in the North West”, said Stephen, I’m looking forward to working with the skilled team here at DTM Legal.”

Paul Makinson acts for large landed estates in the sale and purchase of farm businesses and associated land and buildings. Paul also has extensive expertise in commercial property and agriculture.

“I’m proud to join DTM Legal, one of the top firms in the North West and I’m looking forward to making my own contribution to its reputation for excellence.”
Sue Elias heads up the residential property team and is a specialist conveyancer with over 25 years’ experience. Sue has clients based all over the North West including North Wales, Cheshire, Merseyside and the Wirral.

On her new role, Sue said: “DTM Legal is well known for being a commercially astute firm, supporting a wide range of sectors and its commercial property team has a strong reputation. I’m looking forward to working closely with colleagues as we continue to build the team further.”

Anna Duffy, partner and head of property said: “I am so pleased to welcome Steve, Paul and Sue. All three are well known to us and bringing their clients and their expertise simply strengthens the excellent team we already have here at DTM Legal.

“These are our third and fourth new hires in a matter of months, and our recruitment drive is showing no signs of slowing down as 2018 approaches.

“The Property team have been working on some exciting transactions this year and it is important that as the transactions increase we still maintain the excellent client service.

“The team have fantastic technical abilities and are commercially astute which is why we have been recognised as a top tier law firm this year by the Legal 500. It is a real testament to our outstanding solicitors.”
DTM Legal is one of the fastest growing commercial law firms in the North West.

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