The Manchester office of CBRE has appointed Fiona Halliwell as director of lease consultancy.
Previously a partner at Gerald Eve, Halliwell has more than 18 years' experience in dealing with rent reviews, lease renewals and re-gears on all types of commercial property.
She has acted for both landlords and tenants with clients including funds, private landlords, retailers and occupiers.
Additionally, Halliwell is an expert witness and is on the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors panel of independent experts appointed to deal with rent review disputes on property in the North West, and is an associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
She said: "Joining CBRE presents a fantastic opportunity and I am looking forward to working with a company that provides access to a huge and varied client base. The well established lease consultancy team provides an excellent platform on which to build upon, and I am excited about its potential growth going forward."