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About Us

Napthens provides legal services to businesses and individuals. Structured into specialist departments, we have around 240 staff including 26 Partners and operate from offices across Lancashire, at our offices in Preston, Blackburn, Blackpool and the Fylde, across Cumbria from offices in Kendal and Penrith, and our office in Southport.

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 responsible for planning and directing Napthens’ future strategy. The Board is headed by our Chairman, John Whittingslow, working alongside our CEO, Shru Morris.

The firm’s current strategic plan is in place to take Napthens forward to 2020 with a Vision to inspire through passion, commitment and innovation.  Alongside John and Shru, the Board incorporates Partners Simon Ainsworth as Chief Operating Officer, and Chris Boyle as Head of Clients.

The Executive is supported by a senior management team comprising HR, Marketing, IT  and Compliance specialists who manage day to day operational activity.