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Lanyon Bowdler

CHAPTER HOUSE NORTH, ABBEY LAWN, ABBEY FOREGATE, SHREWSBURY, SY2 5DE, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01743280280
Fax:
Fax 01743282340
Email:
Web:
www.lblaw.co.uk

Lanyon Bowdler is a full-service law firm based in Shropshire, Herefordshire and North Wales. It provides high quality legal services, transparently priced and representing value for money through accessible, friendly and professional people who provide legal support to people, businesses and communities.

The firm: Lanyon Bowdler offers a credible alternative to city-centre law firms but with knowledge and understanding of local markets and people. It has a very strong reputation throughout Shropshire, Herefordshire and into Staffordshire, The Marches and Mid and North Wales.

The firm builds strong working relationships with its clients, developing trust and understanding, offering sensible and flexible pricing options to give clients choice and control over their legal spend.

Types of work undertaken: The firm delivers practical advice and support in a comprehensive range of legal services. Services for businesses include corporate and commercial, employment, commercial property and planning, dispute resolution, debt recovery and mediation.

Services for individuals include clinical negligence (claimant), personal injury (claimant), family law including collaborative law, probate and trusts, wills and estate planning, residential conveyancing, civil litigation, regulatory and environmental, and criminal law, including licensing and motoring offences.

Agricultural legal services: Lanyon Bowdler is appointed to the NFU’s national panel of solicitors, offering quality and expert legal advice to NFU members throughout Shropshire, Staffordshire and Herefordshire. The team is experienced in a wide range of specialist areas affecting farmers, growers and suppliers, including agricultural property, planning, commercial contracts and agreements, employment, disputes, family law, succession and tax planning, wills and probate and regulatory and environmental issues.

Corporate and commercial: The Legal 500 has consistently recommended Lanyon Bowdler for corporate and commercial services. The team has considerable experience in corporate finance transactions and is expert in the fields of company and partnership law, as well as all aspects of commercial law.

Commercial dispute resolution and mediation: the team encourages mediation and other dispute resolution, including arbitration, as well as negotiation to bring about satisfactory resolution in a cost-effective manner. For cases that go to trial, the firm has a good track record in the County Court, the High Court and the Court of Appeal. The team also includes a highly experienced CEDR accredited mediator and a dedicated debt recovery unit assisting local, national and international clients with flexible, bespoke solutions.

Commercial property and planning: the team handles all property and land issues for clients who are buying, selling, developing, leasing or managing commercial, agricultural or residential property/land in areas such as acquisitions and disposals, option agreements, residential or commercial estate development, planning obligations, overage, asset management, and landlords and tenants. The team also includes dedicated planning law specialists.

Employment law: the team specialises in employment law for employers. The aim is to keep clients’ disputes to a minimum, ensuring that, when they do arise, they are resolved in a swift and cost-effective manner which is tailored to suit the needs of each individual client, taking into account their risks and objectives.

Crime and motoring offences: the team cover a broad spectrum of offences, from motoring offences to serious fraud and corporate manslaughter. It has a niche specialism in defending clients charged with regulatory and environmental offences as well as licensing.

Family law: an experienced team deals with a wide range of family law matters from pre-nups and cohabitation agreements at the start of a relationship to relationship breakdown, divorce, civil partnership dissolution, financial and children issues. The team includes two collaboratively trained lawyers who are leading specialists in collaborative divorce.

Personal injury and clinical negligence: these teams are nationally recognised for the provision of legal advice in relation to all types of medical and injury claims, including catastrophic injury such as brain and spinal injuries and amputations.

Private client: highly experienced team advises clients on wills, tax planning including inheritance tax, trusts, probate and administration of estates and lasting powers of attorney.

Education: experienced team advises nurseries, schools, colleges and academies on all legal issues including advice before, during and after academy conversion.

  • UK Partners: 27
  • UK Fee-Earners: 90
  • Breakdown of work %
  • Personal Injury/Clinical Negligence: 265%
  • Private Client: 23%
  • Property: 24%
  • Family: 8%
  • Commercial/Employment: 9%
  • Dispute Resolution: 7%
  • Other (Crime): 4%

  • Languages
  • Polish
  • Welsh

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