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:


The Gig Economy

Tom Scaife Tom Scaife

Addison Lee Ltd v Gascoigne In September 2017, we commented on the Employment Tribunal decision where it was found that Addison Lee couriers should have been classified as workers, rather than

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Pregnancy discrimination

Joanne Holborn Joanne Holborn

An Employment Tribunal has recently considered whether an employee was discriminated against for having her probationary period extended due to her pregnancy. The case involved Ms Kimberley who

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Give a Day 2018 – Give CYZ some kerb appeal!

July 2 @ 9:00 am - July 8 @ 5:00 pm

As part of Give a Day to the city, Baines Wilson are managing a makeover project for Carlisle Youth Zone. They would like us to give their entrance and the front yard some real kerb

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A great night at the #CarlisleFutures Charity Night in aid of @jigsawhospice 👏🏻 a massive thank you to… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… Retweeted by Baines Wilson LLP

We had a brilliant night last night hosting the #CarlisleFutures Charity Night with @BainesWilsonLLP in aid of… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… Retweeted by Baines Wilson LLP

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