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Commercial property expert joins Atherton Godfrey

Atherton Godfrey has appointed commercial property expert Richard Gillatt.

Richard joins the firm from Huddersfield based legal practice, Baxter Caulfield, where he was a partner and head of the Property Department.

He has almost 30 years’ experience in the legal field and is an expert on commercial property matters having dealt with high value transactions, including residential transactions, large scale sales and purchases of commercial property and has a vast amount of experience in acting for builders and developers.

Atherton Godfrey’s senior partner, Don Bird, said: “We are delighted to welcome Richard to the team. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience and his appointment underpins our commitment to deliver high level services for all our clients.

Richard will be a great asset to the firm as we further strengthen our Commercial Property Department.

Commenting on his appointment, Richard said: “I am pleased to be joining a firm that has gone from strength to strength, whilst retaining a very strong client focus. I am looking forward to using my experience to provide support for clients across the full range of property sectors.”

Currently celebrating its 37th year in business, Atherton Godfrey is an award winning firm which employs 120 people.

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