• Building great businesses
    Together

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.

I've always found the team at Napthens to be approachable, knowledgeable and professional. They have an integral part in the running of our business. Sally Hope, Commercial Director, Stonehouse Logic
  • Andrew Ferguson
    Commercial Property
  • Andrew Holden ACIArb
    Litigation
  • Angela Barnes
    Employment & HR
  • Anthony Fox
    Employment & HR
  • Ashleigh Green
    Commercial Property
  • Ben Mayson
    Commercial Property
  • Bethanie Crawford
    Corporate
  • Charlotte Bee
    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
  • Emily Forrester
    Corporate
  • Emma Christian
    Employment & HR
  • Emma Corrie
    Employment & HR
  • Emma Saunders
    Employment & HR
  • Farhan Saleh
    Commercial Property
  • Gareth McIntegart
    Corporate
  • Georgina Vokes
    Litigation
  • Grahame Love
    Business Recovery
  • Isobel Pye
    Employment
  • James Freeman
    Litigation
  • Jamie Allison
    Head of Cumbria and Real Estate
  • Jayne Croft
    Corporate
  • Jenny Heyes
    Employment & HR
  • Jo Cooper
    Corporate
  • John Lomax
    Commercial Property
  • John Whittingslow
    Commercial Litigation
  • Jon Esner
    Commercial
  • Kaine Davey
    Employment & HR
  • Kate Mallaband
    Commercial Property
  • Katherine Sibley
    Litigation
  • Katie Egan
    Litigation
  • Keith Melling
    Head of Corporate
  • Kimberley Barrett-St. Vall
    Employment & HR
  • Kirsty Duxbury (nee Halsted)
    Employment & HR
  • Lara Watts
    Commercial Property
  • Lorna Rigby
    Employment & HR
  • Malcolm Ireland
    Head of Leisure & Licensing
  • Marc Appleton
    Commercial Property
  • Martin Beardsworth
    Commercial Property
  • Martin Long
    Commercial Property
  • Matthew Parr
    Commercial Property
  • Natalie Ormerod (nee Lewis)
    Corporate
  • Natalie Parkinson
    Employment & HR
  • Natasha Hitchin
    Business Recovery
  • Nicola Ciraolo
    Commercial Property
  • Nicola Mason
    HR
  • Nicola Turner
    Litigation
  • Nikita Passi
    Employment
  • Oliver McCann
    Employment & HR
  • Paul Hardy
    Commercial Property
  • Rachel Atherton
    Commercial
  • Rebecca Horne
    Litigation
  • Rebecca Miller
    Employment & HR
  • Richard Robinson
    Corporate
  • Robert Dobson
    Corporate
  • Roshni Valibhai
    Corporate
  • Safiya Sidat
    Employment
  • Samantha Faud
    Commercial Property and Licensing
  • Sarah Sharples
    Plot Sales
  • Sharon Graves (nee Harrison)
    Corporate
  • Sheroze Nadeem
    Employment
  • Stacy Kinsey
    Commercial Property
  • Stephanie Gray (nee Marshall)
    Commercial Property
  • Stephanie Wiggans
    Employment
  • Stephen Bell
    Commercial Property
  • Stewart Croft
    Litigation
  • Suzanne Marchese
    Licensing
  • Tony Coates
    Commercial Property
  • Victoria Bromiley
    Corporate
  • Victoria Taylor
    Litigation
  • Wendy Keely
    Corporate
  • Will Bowyer
    Litigation
Meet the team...