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Hospitality & Leisure Lawyers

At Napthens, we have a team of individuals with specialist knowledge of the leisure industry. This ensures that whether an employment law issue or a matter relating to business strategy, we provide an all-round legal advisory service.

Whether a pub chain, a brewery, hotel, restaurant or club, the team’s experience of working with businesses within the sector means they understand the particular issues facing leisure industry clients and are able to provide proactive, commercially focused advice.

Our experienced team works with a broad range of clients across the industry including:

  • Breweries – ranging from large regional breweries to independent microbreweries
  • Pubs and restaurants
  • Individual hotels and hotel groups
  • Caravan and holiday home parks
  • Health clubs
  • Golf clubs
  • Cinema chain
  • Landlords of sports grounds/facilities

The leisure sector team includes specialists who can advise on a range of matters including:

Being in the hotel business we have many diverse needs, the support and advice we have received has been clear to understand, cost effective and most importantly - led to favourable results. Andrew Haworth, Promenade Hotel (St Anne's) Ltd
  • Angela Barnes
    Legal Director
    Department: Employment & HR
    Location: Kendal
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    Angela Barnes - senior associate in employment - Napthens Solicitors
  • Chris Boyle
    Partner
    Department: Head of Employment & HR
    Locations: Preston, Liverpool
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    Napthens Solicitors Employee Chris Boyle
  • Chris Hayes
    Senior Associate Solicitor
    Department: Employment
    Location: Liverpool
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    Chris Hayes - Employment Solicitor at Napthens
  • Chris King
    Senior Associate Solicitor
    Department: Employment & HR
    Location: Blackburn
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    Napthens Solicitors Employee Chris King
  • Chris Walker
    Head of Health and Safety
    Department: Napthens Health and Safety
    Location: Preston
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    Chris Walker - ATG Health and Safety
  • Claire Hynes
    Associate Solicitor
    Department: Commercial
    Locations: Preston, Fylde Coast
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    Claire Hynes Corporate Solicitor At Napthens Solicitors
  • David Hill
    Partner
    Department: Commercial Property
    Location: Blackburn
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    Napthens Solicitors Employee David Hill
  • Gill Sherratt
    Licensing Consultant
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    Location: Blackburn
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    Gill Sherratt - Licensing Consultant at Napthens LLP
  • James Stephenson
    Senior Associate Solicitor
    Department: Litigation
    Location: Liverpool
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    James Stephenson
  • Jamie Allison
    Partner
    Department: Head of Cumbria and Real Estate
    Locations: Preston, Kendal
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    Napthens Solicitors Employee James Allison
  • Martin Long
    Partner
    Department: Commercial Property
    Location: Fylde Coast
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    Napthens Solicitors Employee Martin Long
  • Oliver McCann
    Partner
    Department: Employment & HR
    Location: Blackburn
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  • Richard Robinson
    Partner
    Department: Corporate
    Location: Blackburn
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    Napthens Solicitors Employee Richard Robinson
Meet the team...