Avison Young announces director promotions in Liverpool

Joel Lawson

Avison Young has made two senior promotions in the firm’s Liverpool office, as Joel Lawson and Simon Price both move into director positions.

Joel Lawson, who joined Avison Young’s retail team in 2016, has worked with a number of high-profile clients across the region, including Queensberry Real Estate, St Modwen and Natwest Group.

In the real estate management team, former associate director Simon Price, also joined the team in 2016 and splits his time between the Liverpool and Manchester offices, working to grow Avison Young’s clients, some of which include, London & Continental Railways and Clearbell Capital.

Commenting on his new role, Joel said: “I’m delighted to be made a director given the backdrop of the last twelve months. It’s a really interesting time to be working in the retail sector and I look forward to continuing to support Avison Young’s diverse range of clients in navigating this period of change.”

Simon Price

Speaking about his promotion, Simon said: “It has been a pleasure to be part of the real estate management team over the last five years, and to be recognised for the hard work and dedication I’ve put into my position and will continue to do so as director.

“It’s been a challenging year, but our team has gone from strength to strength. The team’s innovative ideas have helped to retain a number of big-name clients, as well as attract new ones, including No.8 First Street in Manchester and Grand Arcade in Wigan. I’m looking forward to continuing to be part of the growth and development of the department.”

Commenting on the promotions, Stephen Cowperthwaite, Principal and managing director of Avison Young’s Liverpool office, said: “I’d like to congratulate Simon and Joel on their well-earned promotions, which are in recognition of their efforts in building strong client relationships as trusted advisors.

“Across the UK, Avison Young has promoted seven team members to director positions and it is testament to the strength of the Liverpool office, and the continued resilience of region, that we are able to invest in talent that embodies our purpose of creating real economic, social and environmental value for our clients.”