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Legal Services For Business

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 and advice on debt recovery, our experienced specialists take the time to fully understand the needs of your business in order to offer tailored, relevant and commercial advice.

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.

From our offices in Blackburn, Blackpool & The Fylde, Kendal, Southport and Preston we provide expert advice on commercial legal issues, with our staff of over 240 structured into specialist departments.

View our People page to see specialists that can help you with practical, legal advice for your business.

We run a high volume transactional business. We have engaged Napthens, for over 8 years now, to help us manage our debtors. Napthens’ team makes the exercise efficient, cost effective and with a designated function within their Commercial Division. They’re straight talking, skilled lawyers who have our interests at heart – what you would expect in business advisers which is what they are to our senior management team. John Mansford, CFO, TP U.K
  • Andrew Ferguson
    Commercial Property
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Andrew Ferguson
  • Andrew Holden ACIArb
    Litigation
    Litigation - Senior Assocaite solicitor - Andrew Holden
  • Angela Barnes
    Employment & HR
    Angela Barnes - senior associate in employment - Napthens Solicitors
  • Anthony Fox
    Employment & HR
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Anthony Fox
  • Ashleigh Green
    Employment & HR
    Ashleigh Green Trainee Solicitor at Napthens LLP
  • Ben Mayson
    Commercial Property
    Ben Mayson Trainee Solicitor At Napthens
  • Bethanie Crawford
    Corporate
    Bethanie Crawford Trainee Solicitor at Napthens LLP
  • Charlotte Bee
    Employment & HR
    Charlotte Bee - Trainee Solicitor at Napthens LLP
  • Charlotte Nuttall
    Employment & HR
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Charlotte Nuttall
  • Charlotte Walsh (nee Thornley)
    Corporate
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Charlotte Thornley
  • Chris Boyle
    Head of Employment & HR
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Chris Boyle
  • Chris Crawley
    Commercial Property
    Chris Crawley - Commercial Property Solicitor
  • Chris King
    Employment & HR
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Chris King
  • Claire Haworth
    Employment & HR
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Claire Haworth
  • Claire Hynes
    Commercial
    Claire Hynes Corporate Solicitor At Napthens Solicitors
  • Daniel Rawcliffe
    Employment & HR
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Daniel Rawcliffe
  • David Bailey
    Commercial Property Litigation
    Napthens Solicitors Employee David Bailey
  • David Carr
    Corporate
    Napthens Solicitors Employee David Carr
  • David Hill
    Commercial Property
    Napthens Solicitors Employee David Hill
  • Emily Forrester
    Corporate
    Emily Forrester Paralegal at Napthens LLP
  • Emma Christian
    Employment & HR
    Emma Christian - People Projects Consultant
  • Emma Corrie
    Employment & HR
    Emma Corrie -Associate Legal Executive at Napthens
  • Emma Saunders
    Employment & HR
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Emma Saunders
  • Farhan Saleh
    Commercial Property
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Farhan Saleh
  • Gareth McIntegart
    Corporate
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Gareth McIntegart
  • Georgina Vokes
    Litigation
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Georgina Vokes
  • Grahame Love
    Business Recovery
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Grahame Love
  • Isobel Pye
    Employment
    Isobel Pye - Employment Law Adviser at Napthens
  • James Freeman
    Litigation
    James Freeman Litigation Solicitor at Napthens Solicitors
  • Jamie Allison
    Head of Cumbria and Real Estate
    Napthens Solicitors Employee James Allison
  • Jayne Croft
    Corporate
    Jayne Croft - Associate Solicitor at Napthens
  • Jenny Heyes
    Employment & HR
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Jenny Heyes
  • Jo Cooper
    Corporate
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Joanne Cooper
  • John Whittingslow
    Commercial Litigation
    Napthens Solicitors Employee John Whittingslow
  • Jon Esner
    Commercial
    Jon Esner, Corporate partner, Napthens Preston
  • Kaine Davey
    Employment & HR
    Kaine Davey Employment Law Adviser At Napthens Solicitors
  • Kate Mallaband
    Commercial Property
    Kate Mallaband - partner - commercial property
  • Katherine Sibley
    Litigation
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Katherine Sibley
  • Katie Egan
    Litigation
    Katie Egan - Trainee Solicitor at Napthens Solicitors
  • Keith Melling
    Head of Corporate
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Keith Melling
  • Kimberley Barrett-St. Vall
    Employment & HR
    Employment & HR - Senior Associate Solicitor - Kimberley Barratt St-Vall
  • Kirsty Duxbury (nee Halsted)
    Employment & HR
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Kirsty Halsted
  • Lara Watts
    Commercial Property
    Napthen Solicitors Employee Lara Watts
  • Lorna Rigby
    Employment & HR
    Lorna Rigby - Senior Associate Solicitor in Employment at Napthens
  • Malcolm Ireland
    Head of Leisure & Licensing
    Head of Leisure and Licensing Malcolm Ireland
  • Marc Appleton
    Commercial Property
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Marc Appleton
  • Martin Beardsworth
    Commercial Property
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Martin Beardsworth
  • Martin Long
    Commercial Property
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Martin Long
  • Matthew Martin
    Business Recovery
    Matthew Martin - Business Recovery Solicitor at Napthens
  • Matthew Parr
    Commercial Property
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Matthew Parr
  • Natalie Ormerod (nee Lewis)
    Corporate
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Natalie Lewis
  • Natalie Parkinson
    Employment & HR
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Natalie Parkinson
  • Natasha Hitchin
    Business Recovery
    Natasha Hitchin - Business Recovery Senior Associate at Napthens LLP
  • Nicola Ciraolo
    Commercial Property
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Nicola Ciraolo
  • Nicola Mason
    HR
    HR consultant - Blackburn - Nicola Mason
  • Nicola Turner
    Litigation
    Napthen Solicitors Employee Nicola Turner
  • Nikita Passi
    Employment
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Nikita Passi
  • Oliver McCann
    Employment & HR
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Oliver McCann
  • Paul Hardy
    Commercial Property
    Paul Hardy partner at Napthens Solicitors
  • Rachel Atherton
    Commercial
    Rachel Atherton Senior Associate Solicitor at Napthens Solicitors
  • Rebecca Horne
    Litigation
    Rebecca Horne - Litigation Solicitor at Napthens
  • Rebecca Miller
    Employment & HR
    Rebecca Miller - Employment Solicitor at Napthens
  • Richard Robinson
    Corporate
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Richard Robinson
  • Robert Dobson
    Corporate
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Rob Dobson
  • Roshni Valibhai
    Corporate
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Roshni Valibhai
  • Safiya Sidat
    Employment
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Safiya Sidat
  • Samantha Faud
    Commercial Property and Licensing
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Sam Faud
  • Sarah Sharples
    Plot Sales
    Sarah Sharples Plot Sales Executive at Napthens
  • Sharon Graves (nee Harrison)
    Corporate
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Sharon Harrison
  • Sheroze Nadeem
    Employment
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Sheorze Nadeem
  • Stacy Kinsey
    Commercial Property
    Stacy Kinsey - Trainee Solicitor at Napthens LLP
  • Steph Townson
    Employment & HR
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Steph Townson
  • Stephanie Gray (nee Marshall)
    Commercial Property
    Napthen Solicitors Employee Stephanie Gray
  • Stephanie Wiggans
    Employment
    Stephanie Wiggans Trainee Solicitor Napthens
  • Stephen Bell
    Commercial Property
    Commercial Property Partner - Stephen Bell
  • Stewart Croft
    Litigation
    Stewart Croft - Litigation at Napthens Solicitors
  • Suzanne Marchese
    Licensing
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Suzanne Marchese
  • Tony Coates
    Commercial Property
    Tony Coates - Commercial Property Partner at Napthens Solicitors
  • Victoria Bromiley
    Corporate
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Victoria Bromiley
  • Victoria Taylor
    Litigation
    Napthens Solicitors Employee Victoria Taylor
  • Wendy Keely
    Corporate
    Wendy Keely, Corporate Associate Solicitor
  • Will Bowyer
    Litigation
    Will Bowyer Commercial Property Napthens Solicitors
Meet the team...