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Clough & Willis Recruits David Leviten as Head of Commercial Property

Bury based Clough & Willis, one of the North West's leading mid-sized legal firms, has added to its property division this week following the appointment of David Leviten who has joined the firm as a partner and head of its commercial property team.

David, who specialises in development investment and landlord & tenant cases, has worked in the legal profession for 26 years and joins Clough & Willis from Heatons. He also previously worked at Pannone. David's appointment follows the recent retirement of Paul Breedon who headed up the commercial property team for two years.

During his career, David has dealt with the development of major office schemes and large retail/ industrial estates from inception through to completion including their subsequent sales to investment funds. His work at Clough & Willis will include acquisitions, options, lettings, funding and sales as well as ancillary matters such as construction and rights of light documentation and oversail agreements.

Shefali Talukdar - managing partner at Clough & Willis - commented: "David's appointment is fantastic news for the firm. We've worked hard to develop our property offering and having David at the helm of the commercial team is the next phase in that growth. He brings with him years of experience that I know will benefit both our clients and team.”

David said of his appointment: "I'm delighted to be now be part of the Clough & Willis team. The firm has a great reputation and my aim is to now develop the commercial property team so it becomes one of the leading names in the region.”