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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Competitive advantage?

Tom Scaife Tom Scaife

After their restrictive covenants had expired, two reasonably senior employees lawfully set up a company in competition with their employer. However, shortly after they had resigned, they lied about

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Parental Equality

Joanne Holborn Joanne Holborn

Should a male employee who takes shared parental leave be entitled to full pay where a female colleague receives full pay for the same period under an enhanced maternity pay scheme? Ali v Capita

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Awards & Accreditations

  • Lexcel
  • Legal 500 Top Tier 2015
  • Chambers UK
  • Supply Chain