Birchall Blackburn Solicitors Appoints Head of Corporate & Commercial

Birchall Blackburn Solicitors, a leading North West-based law firm, has appointed Paul Tyrer as its Head of Corporate & Commercial in a move that launches a new offering from the firm.

Paul joins the firm from Midlands-based law firm, Bowcock & Pursaill and returns to the North West region where he previously worked for George Davies Solicitors LLP in Manchester.

He has over 15 years’ experience of acquisition, disposal and MBO transactions and acting for owner-managed businesses on such matters as shareholder agreements, joint ventures and commercial arrangements. He also regularly acts on behalf of banks and other commercial lenders in secured lending transactions.

Speaking of his appointment, Paul said, “I am delighted to join Birchall Blackburn and to develop the corporate and commercial offering across its office network. This is an exciting opportunity and opens up new avenues for the firm, and I very much look forward to working with the team”.

Michael Foxford, Partner at Birchall Blackburn, commented, “The Board is delighted to appoint Paul to the team. His experience and track record will be invaluable in extending the firm’s services into the corporate and commercial market across the region”.

“This is a business area that presents a wealth of opportunity for Birchall Blackburn, and added to our commercial property, employment and licensing offering, we will now be able to offer a complete legal solution to our commercial clients”.

Paul can be contacted at Birchall Blackburn’s Manchester city centre office on 0161 236 0662 and by email at