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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.

Napthens commercial department has assisted with all aspects of our business and I would have no hesitation in recommending them. Robert Kearsley, Director of the Partington Group
  • Andrew Ferguson
    Commercial Property
  • Andrew Holden ACIArb
    Litigation
  • Angela Barnes
    Employment & HR
  • Anthony Fox
    Employment & HR
  • Charlotte Nuttall
    Employment & HR
  • Charlotte Walsh (nee Thornley)
    Corporate
  • Chris Boyle
    Head of Employment & HR
  • Chris Crawley
    Commercial Property
  • Chris King
    Employment & HR
  • Claire Haworth
    Employment & HR
  • Claire Hynes
    Commercial
  • Daniel Rawcliffe
    Employment & HR
  • David Bailey
    Commercial Property Litigation
  • David Carr
    Corporate
  • David Hill
    Commercial Property
  • Deborah Turner
    Commercial Property
  • Emily Forrester
    Corporate
  • Emma Saunders
    Employment & HR
  • Farhan Saleh
    Commercial Property
  • Fern Gordon
    Corporate
  • Foridha Yasmin
    Employment & HR
  • Gareth McIntegart
    Corporate
  • Georgina Vokes
    Litigation
  • Grahame Love
    Business Recovery
  • Heather Woodward (nee Keighley)
    Commercial Property
  • Jamie Allison
    Head of Cumbria and Real Estate
  • Jenny Heyes
    Employment & HR
  • John Lomax
    Commercial Property
  • John Whittingslow
    Commercial Litigation
  • Jon Esner
    Commercial
  • Jonie Little
    Commercial Property
  • Kate Mallaband
    Commercial Property
  • Kate Shawcross
    Employment & HR
  • Katherine Sibley
    Litigation
  • Keith Melling
    Head of Corporate
  • Kimberley Barrett-St. Vall
    Employment & HR
  • Kirsty Halsted
    Employment & HR
  • Lara Watts
    Commercial Property
  • Lorna Rigby
    Employment & HR
  • Lucy Benton
    Commercial Property
  • Malcolm Ireland
    Head of Leisure & Licensing
  • Marc Appleton
    Commercial Property
  • Martin Beardsworth
    Commercial Property
  • Martin Long
    Commercial Property
  • Matthew Parr
    Commercial Property
  • Natalie Lewis
    Corporate
  • Natalie Parkinson
    Employment & HR
  • Nicola Ciraolo
    Commercial Property
  • Nicola Mason
    HR
  • Nicola Turner
    Litigation
  • Nikita Passi
    Litigation
  • Oliver McCann
    Employment & HR
  • Oliver Moore
    Corporate
  • Paul Hardy
    Commercial Property
  • Rachel Atherton
    Commercial
  • Rebecca Miller
    Employment & HR
  • Rebekah Lindeman
    Employment & HR
  • Richard Robinson
    Corporate
  • Robert Dobson
    Corporate
  • Roshni Valibhai
    Corporate
  • Samantha Faud
    Commercial Property and Licensing
  • Sarah Sharples
    Plot Sales
  • Sharon Harrison
    Corporate
  • Sheroze Nadeem
    Commercial Property
  • Sophie Robertson
    Corporate
  • Stephanie Gray (nee Marshall)
    Commercial Property
  • Stephanie Kerr
    Litigation
  • Stephanie Wiggans
    Commercial Property
  • Stephen Bell
    Commercial Property
  • Stewart Croft
    Litigation
  • Suzanne Marchese
    Licensing
  • Terry Griffin
    Litigation
  • Tony Coates
    Commercial Property
  • Victoria Bromiley
    Corporate
  • Victoria Taylor
    Litigation
  • Wendy Keely
    Corporate
  • Will Bowyer
    Employment & HR
Meet the team...