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KBL Solicitors LLP

28 MAWDSLEY STREET, BOLTON, BL1 1LF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01204 527777
Fax:
Fax 01204 388940
DX:
24135 BOLTON-1
Email:
Web:
www.kbl.co.uk
Blackburn, Bolton

North West: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Elsewhere in the North West
Corporate and commercial: Elsewhere in the North West - ranked: tier 3

KBL Solicitors LLP (Blackburn, Bolton)

Bolton-headquartered KBL Solicitors LLP fields a β€˜prompt’ department, and now has a presence in Blackburn as a result of its 2016 merger with Garricks. It acts for small-to-medium-sized clients ranging from owner-managed businesses to sole traders, including a number of manufacturing businesses. The β€˜renowned’ Phil Stephenson heads the team and is also noted for his expertise in sports-related contracts. Consultant Jonathan Shorrock is also singled out.

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North West: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Elsewhere in the North West
Commercial litigation: Elsewhere in the North West - ranked: tier 2

KBL Solicitors LLP (Blackburn, Bolton)

KBL Solicitors LLP’s commercial litigation department β€˜punches above its weight’. The team, which is singled out for its β€˜efficient’ and β€˜focused’ approach, is particularly experienced in professional negligence claims against solicitors and accountants, and has continued to develop its specialist knowledge in relation to financial mis-selling of interest rate hedging products. It also handles general commercial, corporate, property and insolvency disputes. Michael Slater has a β€˜contagious enthusiasm for work, is tactically good, and displays a good commercial understanding of the needs of the client’. Also recommended are consultant Nick Horsfall, who is recommended for property litigation, β€˜first-rate’ consultant Gregory Gardner-Boyes, and associate Stephen McArdle, whose β€˜excellent advice gets straight to the real nub of disputes’.

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North West: Human resources

Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 5

KBL Solicitors LLP (Bolton)

KBL Solicitors LLP continues to act for small and medium sized businesses in addition to larger employers on the full range of employment matters. Christine Hart, an associate solicitor who specialises in advising on redundancy, disciplinary procedures, grievances and settlement agreements, is now the key contact following the departure of former team head John Hassells to Bramhalls Solicitors.

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Employment: employee/union firms
Employment: employee/union firms - ranked: tier 3

KBL Solicitors LLP (Bolton)

KBL Solicitors LLP regularly acts for employees advising on restrictive covenants, confidentiality and other associated contractual breaches and fiduciary duties. It has also experienced increased instructions from employees pursuing claims against employers for alleged breaches of the Equality Act 2010. Christine Hart is now the key contact following John Hassells’ move to Bramhalls Solicitors.

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North West: Private client

Family
Family - ranked: tier 5

KBL Solicitors LLP (Bolton)

β€˜Sensible but firm’ associate Charlotte Beck heads the team at KBL Solicitors LLP. Beck provides β€˜measured and holistic advice and guidance; she is particularly skilled in finances’. The team is well equipped to deal with complex financial issues, including joint businesses, division of pensions and property issues both in a national and international context.

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