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About Us

Napthens provides legal services to businesses and individuals. Structured into specialist departments, we have around 220 staff including 27 Partners and operate from offices across Lancashire including Preston, Blackburn, Blackpool and the Fylde – and our Penrith office in Cumbria.

In a service based upon relationships, we believe Napthens’ strength is our people. Professional, yet friendly and approachable, we provide the level of experience and expertise that you might expect from a major City law firm.

We put our clients at the heart of what we do. By providing a personalised, tailored service, we aim to be Trusted Advisers to our clients, whether individuals or businesses. With strength in depth across our services, our clients get the help and advice they need from real specialists in their field.

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 and Martin Long as Chairman. The Board and the partnership are supported by the Napthens Management Team comprising of  HR, Marketing, IT and Finance specialists who manage day to day operational activity.