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Business Legal Services

As trusted advisers to many businesses – from individual entrepreneurs and owner managers to large corporates – our lawyers offer expert advice across a range of commercial legal services.

From corporate and commercial law, employment and HR, commercial property and construction, through to managing disputes, our experienced specialists take the time to fully understand the needs of your business in order to offer tailored, relevant and commercial advice.

Commercial Legal Services

Our specialist teams across the North West offer a wealth of knowledge and experience, including particular industry expertise in areas such as the property, rural and leisure sectors.

We provide expert advice on commercial legal issues, with our staff of over 240, structured into specialist departments from our offices in:

View our People page to see specialists that can help you with practical, legal advice for your business. You can also contact us today to find out more about our commercial legal services in Liverpool, Blackburn, Kendal, Fylde Coast, Southport and Preston.

We've always been impressed with the level of service and high calibre of information provided by Napthens. Matthew Ball, Managing Director, Jump Nation
  • Jane Janvier
    Legal Director
    Department: Commercial Property
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  • Andrew Ferguson
    Consultant
    Department: Commercial Property
    Location: Preston
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    Consultant Commercial Property
  • Andrew Holden
    Partner
    Department: Litigation
    Location: Blackburn
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    Partner Litigation
  • Ben Mayson
    Solicitor
    Department: Corporate
    Location: Blackburn
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    Corporate solicitors
  • Charlotte Barron
    Senior Associate Solicitor
    Department: Litigation
    Location: Preston
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    Senior Associate Solicitor Litigation
  • Charlotte Walsh (nee Thornley)
    Senior Associate Solicitor
    Department: Corporate
    Location: Blackburn
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    Associate Solicitor Corporate
  • Chris Boyle
    Partner
    Department: Head of Employment & HR
    Locations: Preston, Liverpool
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    Partner, Employment Napthens
  • Claire Haworth
    Partner
    Department: Employment & HR
    Location: Blackburn
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    Partner Employment & HR
  • Clare Player
    Senior Associate Solicitor
    Department: Commercial Property
    Location: Preston
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    Senior Associate Solicitor Commercial Property
  • Craig Whittingham
    Senior Associate Solicitor
    Department: Corporate
    Location: Preston
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    Craig Whittingham, senior associate solicitor
  • David Bailey
    Partner, Head of Litigation
    Department: Commercial Property Litigation
    Locations: Preston, Liverpool
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    Partner, Head of Litigation
  • David Carr
    Partner
    Department: Corporate
    Locations: Blackburn, Liverpool
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    Napthens Corporate Partner
  • David Harris
    Solicitor
    Department: Plot Sales
    Location: Preston
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    Solicitor Plot Sales
  • David Hill
    Partner
    Department: Commercial Property
    Location: Blackburn
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    Partner Commercial Property
  • Dominique Moore
    Trainee Solicitor
    Department: Corporate
    Location: Preston
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  • Evie Hubble
    Solicitor
    Department: Corporate
    Location: Liverpool
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    Solicitor Corporate
  • Gabrielle Laird
    Trainee Solicitor
    Department: Commercial Property
    Location: Blackburn
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  • Gareth McIntegart
    Consultant
    Department: Corporate
    Locations: Liverpool, Preston
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    Consultant Corporate
  • Gill Sherratt
    Head of Licensing
    Department:
    Location: Blackburn
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    Head of Licensing
  • James Freeman
    Associate Solicitor
    Department: Litigation
    Location: Preston
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    litigation solicitor
  • James Stephenson
    Legal Director
    Department: Litigation
    Location: Liverpool
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    Legal Director
  • Jamie Allison
    Partner
    Department: Head of Cumbria and Real Estate
    Locations: Preston, Kendal
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    Head of Cumbria and real estate
  • Jennifer Rogers
    Senior Associate
    Department: Litigation
    Location: Liverpool
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    Senior Associate Litigation
  • Jessica Brown
    Chartered Legal Executive
    Department: Commercial Property
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  • Jo Cooper
    Legal Director
    Department: Corporate
    Location: Preston
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    Senior Associate Solicitor Corporate
  • Joanne Higham
    Senior Associate Solicitor
    Department: Commercial Property
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  • Joel Atherton
    Solicitor
    Department: Trainee
    Location: Blackburn
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    Trainee Solicitor Trainee
  • John Whittingslow
    Partner
    Department: Commercial Litigation
    Location: Preston
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    Commercial Litigation Partner
  • Jon Esner
    Partner
    Department: Commercial
    Location: Preston
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    Napthens Commercial partner
  • Keith Melling
    Partner
    Department: Head of Corporate
    Locations: Preston, Liverpool
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    Napthens Head of Corporate
  • Kelly Harris
    Senior Associate Solicitor
    Department: Commercial Property
    Location: Liverpool
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    Solicitor Commercial Property
  • Kevin Howard
    Senior Associate Solicitor
    Department: Liverpool
    Location: Liverpool
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  • Kieran Donovan
    Partner, Head of Liverpool Office
    Department: Corporate
    Location: Liverpool
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    Partner, Head of Liverpool Office
  • Kimberley Barrett-St. Vall
    Partner
    Department: Employment & HR
    Locations: Preston, Fylde Coast
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    Partner Employment & HR
  • Laura Ogden
    Solicitor
    Department: Corporate
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  • Makhala Kirwan
    Solicitor
    Department: Corporate
    Location: Preston
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    Makhala Kirwan, Solicitor
  • Marc Appleton
    Partner
    Department: Commercial Property
    Location: Preston
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    Partner Commercial Property
  • Mark Townsend
    Solicitor
    Department: Commercial Property
    Location: Preston
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    Solicitor Commercial Property
  • Martin Beardsworth
    Partner
    Department: Commercial Property
    Location: Preston
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    Partner Commercial Property
  • Martin Long
    Partner
    Department: Commercial Property
    Location: Fylde Coast
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    Partner Commercial Property
  • Matthew Parr
    Senior Associate Solicitor
    Department: Commercial Property
    Location: Fylde Coast
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    Senior Associate Solicitor Commercial Property
  • Michael Truman
    Solicitor
    Department: Corporate
    Location: Liverpool
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  • Nicola Ciraolo
    Senior Associate Solicitor
    Department: Commercial Property
    Location: Blackburn
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    Senior Associate Solicitor Commercial Property
  • Oliver McCann
    Partner
    Department: Employment & HR
    Location: Blackburn
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    Partner Employment & HR
  • Paul Hardy
    Partner
    Department: Commercial Property
    Location: Fylde Coast
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    partner Commercial Property
  • Rachel Atherton
    Legal Director
    Department: Commercial
    Location: Preston
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    Legal Director Commercial
  • Rebecca Coombes
    Conveyancing Executive
    Department: Residential Property
    Location: Kendal
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  • Richard Robinson
    Partner
    Department: Corporate
    Location: Blackburn
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    Partner Corporate
  • Robert Dobson
    Partner
    Department: Corporate
    Location: Preston
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    Partner Corporate
  • Sadia Patel
    Solicitor
    Department: Commercial Litigation
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    Commercial Litigation Solicitor
  • Sharon Graves (nee Harrison)
    Senior Associate Solicitor
    Department: Corporate
    Location: Blackburn
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    Associate Solicitor Corporate
  • Shelly McGovern
    Head of Plot Sales
    Department: Residential Property
    Location: Preston
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    Licensed Conveyancer Residential Property
  • Simon John
    Solicitor
    Department: Commercial Property
    Location: Preston
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    Simon John Commercial Property
  • Solaman Naveed
    Solicitor
    Department: Litigation
    Location: Preston
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  • Stacy Kinsey
    Associate Solicitor
    Department: Commercial Property
    Location: Fylde Coast
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    Solicitor Commercial Property
  • Stephanie Gray (nee Marshall)
    Senior Associate Solicitor
    Department: Commercial Property
    Location: Southport
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    Senior Associate Solicitor Commercial Property
  • Stephen Bell
    Partner
    Department: Commercial Property
    Locations: Preston, Liverpool
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    Partner Commercial Property
  • Stewart Croft
    Senior Associate Solicitor
    Department: Litigation
    Location: Blackburn
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    Associate Solicitor Litigation
  • Suzanne Marchese
    Licensing Executive
    Department: Licensing
    Location: Blackburn
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    Licensing Executive
  • Tony Coates
    Partner, Head of Commercial Property Merseyside
    Department: Commercial Property
    Locations: Southport, Liverpool
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    Partner, Head of Commercial Property Merseyside Commercial Property
  • Victoria Bromiley
    Senior Associate Solicitor
    Department: Corporate
    Location: Preston
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    Senior Associate Solicitor Corporate
  • Yasmin Balmire
    Senior Associate Solicitor
    Department: Commercial Property
    Location: Kendal
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    Associate Solicitor Commercial Property
Meet the team...