Paul Liddle

Business, Energy, Real Estate, Rural

Title: Partner

Tel: 0191 226 7891

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Paul is a Partner in the Real Estate department.


  • Paul has over 30 years’ experience as lead lawyer
  • He acts for major real estate owners on a wide range of major, high profile developments and investment projects including the sale of The Church Commissioners iconic HQ to the House of Lords for £65 million
  • He has also acted on many substantial environmentally sensitive schemes including wind farms, surface mines, biofuel, landfills and Energy from Waste projects

Client/professional quotes:

Paul was recommended in the Legal 500 2016, 2018 & 2019 with the real estate team being described as “strong, diligent and attentive” and one of the biggest and most capable in the region.

He has been recognised as a notable practitioner in the Chambers UK Guide since 2017. One Guide described him as “particularly adept at handling property matters with complex environmental considerations. He has considerable knowledge of complex lease work and options agreements, and is also frequently consulted on a variety of energy-related projects”.

In the 2019 Guide Paul was described as being “very good technical lawyer,” while a client called him “dependable and thorough.” The Guide also commented that the “the work undertaken by the real estate team is always of a high standard and they’re very strong in their area of operation.”

In the 2020 Guide Paul was described as “very experienced and diligent, and he very much has our best interests at heart.

Key Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Energy, Renewables and Resources
  • Planning
  • Environmental
  • Rural Business
  • Rural