Clive Monaghan

Where/when you studied: Junior and Secondary Education in Little Hulton. Bolton College and Bruche Training Campus
Professional expertise before joining the firm: I was a time served engineer working in Fabrication and Structural areas between 1972 and 1980. In 1980 I joined the Greater Manchester Police and completed my 30 year Police service in November 2010
When you joined the firm: December 2010
Department responsibilities (within the firm): Assisting colleagues in areas of Criminal Defence Work and Prosecution work on behalf of the Health and Safety Executive
Areas of special legal expertise: Reviewing evidence
Committees or organisations (to support the claim of specialist legal expertise):
Name: Clive Monaghan
Position: Paralegal
Where educated: Nowhere posh!!! Local Junior and High School Education and then Bolton College
First job: Painter/Decorator for 4 weeks then 9 years in Engineering
Hobbies: Gardening including making patios and other garden structures, some DIY apart from plumbing and electrical, watching football and enjoying the countryside
Favourite food: Probably Indian followed closely by Italian although I do like Carr’s Pasties!!!
Favourite film: Too many to choose from but I like all Clint Eastwood films especially Dirty Harry, but I love the Bourne Trilogy
Favourite group/artist: Beatles/Stones/Diana Ross/Mowtown/Soul/R&B my list is endless
Ultimate holiday destination: Hong Kong
Favourite sport/team: Football/Cricket and favourite team is Chelsea
Favourite book: Wisden’s Cricket Almanac fascinating!!!
Likes: Eating out and visiting beautiful parts of the country like Snowdonia, Lake District etc
Dislikes: Shopping
Personal ambition: To travel to new places and keep healthy