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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Employment Status

Joanne Holborn Joanne Holborn

Legal challenges to employment status are likely to be the big employment law story for 2017. The recent decision in relation to Uber drivers in London has opened up the floodgates for a variety of

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Wiping the slate clean

Tom Scaife Tom Scaife

Is it reasonable for an employer to rely upon expired warnings when dismissing an employee for their conduct? A recent Employment Appeal Tribunal case considered this point, reiterating the fine

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Awards & Accreditations

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