Specialist Lawyers in Cumbria & Lancashire

We are one of the North of England's leading specialist commercial law firms. Our lawyers and solicitors work from our offices in Carlisle and Lancaster, and serve clients throughout the UK.

Lawyers for Business

We mainly act for privately owned companies, PLCs and entrepreneurs and our client base also includes financial institutions, nationally and internationally renowned companies as well as local authorities, other public bodies and charities.

We pride ourselves on our commercial ethos and approach. We focus wholly on the needs of business and are acutely aware of our responsibility to provide a commercially-realistic service.

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Our Services

We have specialist lawyers for each of our core practice areas, which include:

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Religious Discrimination

Joanne Holborn Joanne Holborn

If a teacher at an ultra-orthodox Jewish Nursery refused to cover up the fact she was living with her boyfriend and was dismissed, could it amount to direct discrimination because of religion or

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Defamation and Whistleblowing

Joanne Holborn Joanne Holborn

Defamation and Whistleblowing If an employee raises complaints about defamation by their colleagues with the intention of “clearing their name”, can that complaint form the basis of a

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16May

Bay Business Angels Investment Event

May 16 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Bay Business Angels will host its next investment event on 16 May 2019 at Lancaster University’s Business Management School. Key speakers at this event will be experts from NatWest who will discuss

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28Mar

Employment Law Update – 28 March 2019

March 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Is Employment Law giving you the hump? Join the Baines Wilson Employment team at their latest Employment Law Update seminars Employment law is ever-changing – come along and find out what’s in,

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26Mar

Employment Law Update – 26 March 2019

March 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Is Employment Law giving you the hump? Join the Baines Wilson Employment team at their latest Employment Law Update seminars Employment law is ever-changing – come along and find out what’s in,

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We are looking forward to @LDCoC #InternationalWomensDay ♀️ event on 8 March! Caroline Rayner joins some inspirational women on the panel. Book here - lancaster-chamber.org.uk/event/85-inter… pic.twitter.com/ZGaxO1PQPo

To Develop, or not to Develop: That is the Restriction! Property Litigator, Lucie Barnes, looks at a recent case in relation to restrictive covenants #propertylitigation #commercialproperty baineswilson.co.uk/news/2643-to-d…

Excellent Fruhlingsfest at @lancasterale on Friday! Great company! pic.twitter.com/WGHoZby2AJ

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