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:


Reasonable Adjustments

Joanne Holborn Joanne Holborn

Ms Bannister was employed by The Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) from April 1990 as an administrative officer. In December 2013, her team was disbanded and she was told

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10in10 Challenge for The MS Society

25th June 2016 @ 6:00 am - 6:00 pm

BAINES WILSON has a team of eight staff taking on the 10in10 – climbing ten Lake District mountains in ten hours to raise money for Multiple Sclerosis. The challenge  is 16.1 miles (25.9

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Harrison Networking evening

8th September 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Come along to the next Harrison Networking evening where Tom Scaife will discuss  the Fit for Work service followed by a Q&A session.

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Cumbrian businesses can apply to @FWCapital for sums of between £100,000 and £750,000 from the Northern Powerhouse… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Awards & Accreditations

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