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Napthens provides legal services to businesses and individuals. Structured into specialist departments, we have over 200 staff including 28 Partners and operate from offices across Lancashire including Preston, Blackburn, Chorley and the Fylde - and our office located in Penrith, Cumbria.  What makes Napthens stand out from many other law firms is our strength in depth across our range of services. This ensures all our clients receive the personalised, tailored advice they need from real specialists in their field. Our people are friendly and approachable and although we have the expertise you might expect from a large City law firm, our local firm pricing ensures you receive a quality service that gives real value for money.

About Our Organisation

Napthens' Executive Board is headed by Chief Executive Ian Leigh. The Board is responsible for planning and directing Napthens' future strategy and includes partners John Whittinglsow and Simon Ainsworth representing the firm's Commercial and Private Client divisions. The Board and the partnership are supported by HR, Marketing, IT and Finance specialists who manage day to day operational activity.

Napthens LLP, registered office: 7 Winckley Square, Preston, Lancashire PR1 3JD. Napthens LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales: OC325775. Napthens ® is a registered trade mark of Napthens LLP. 

The term “Partner” indicates a member of Napthens LLP who is not in partnership for the purpose of the Partnership Act 1890. A list of members is available from our registered office. Napthens LLP is registered for VAT purposes with VAT registration number 534 3741 52. Napthens LLP is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority Firm No 462103. The SRA Code of Conduct can be viewed here.

Napthens Wealth Management Ltd, registered office 7 Winckley Square, Preston, Lancashire,PR1 3JD, registered in England, Company Registration Number: 8372779.

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