BERMANS managing partner Ian Short has left to start his own commercial firm.
No replacement has yet been found for him and the firm is considering either a joint managing partnership or a rotating system involving several partners.
Partner John Hall says: “We are very sorry to be losing Ian, but he felt that the time was right for a fresh challenge.
“Ian presided over a time of great change for Bermans which is now paying off with expansion in our traditional markets.”
Short has not yet finalised his future plans, but says: “The new firm will be in the commercial sector in the North West and I think it will have a national impact.
“You have to be innovative these days.”