Specialist Lawyers in Cumbria & Lancashire

We are one of the North of England's leading specialist commercial law firms. Our lawyers 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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Tattoos in the Workplace

Joanne Holborn Joanne Holborn

Virgin Atlantic recently announced it has relaxed its policy on tattoos for cabin crew.  Previously, the airline had banned any visible tattoos and would only hire staff who could conceal their

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300 Days of Absence

Tom Scaife Tom Scaife

At what point does an employee’s persistent absence become ‘unacceptable’ and what steps should be taken to address this? Our latest alert covers the case of a nurse who suffered with

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03May

CYZ Business Breakfast with Paul Simpson

May 3 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Join us for the return of the popular Carlisle Youth Zone business breakfasts with special guest, Carlisle United Manager, Paul Simpson! Paul is a Carlisle legend, having had a very successful

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31Mar

Employment Law Update – Lancaster

March 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Our employment team look forward to welcoming you to our employment law update seminars in March. Our seminar covers the most important changes to employment law. Aimed at HR professionals,

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29Mar

Employment Law Update – Newby Bridge

March 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Our employment team look forward to welcoming you to our employment law update seminars in March. Our seminar covers the most important changes to employment law. Aimed at HR professionals,

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  • Lexcel
  • Chambers UK
  • Chambers UK
  • Supply Chain
  • Cyber Essentials