Deloitte Manchester grows its financial advisory offering with new director appointment
Deloitte has announced that Stephen Lashmar has joined its real estate team – within the financial advisory practice – as a director in Manchester.
Specialising in land assembly, compulsory purchase and valuation advice, Stephen will have predominant focus on projects involving regeneration, levelling-up and infrastructure schemes in the North and Midlands.
He joins the team from Manchester-based surveying practice Roger Hannah and has more than 20 years’ experience with practices in the North West, including Keppie Massie and CBRE.
Stephen has been involved in many high-profile regeneration schemes, this includes advising the Manchester, Trafford, Stockport and Preston councils, as well as the North West Development Agency and English Partnerships.
As a chartered surveyor and registered valuer, Stephen has extensive experience in providing valuation advice for a range of purposes to a variety of stakeholders in the sector, such as investors, developers and lenders.
Stephen Lashmar, director at Deloitte Manchester, commented: “Deloitte has an exceptional blend of skills, encompassing specialist real estate, financial and strategic advice to public and private-sector clients. I am looking forward to bringing my experience to the team and to deliver regeneration, levelling-up and infrastructure schemes for our clients across the region.”
Graeme Lawes, director and head of land assembly and compulsory purchase at Deloitte said: “We are very pleased that Stephen is joining Deloitte in Manchester to further strengthen our national Land Assembly and Compulsory Purchase team. He has huge experience in advising both acquiring authorities as well as and will complement our established Planning & Development practice. I am looking forward to working with Stephen to further build our capability in Manchester in the coming months.”