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Harrison Drury & Co
North West

Commercial property: elsewhere in the North West Tier 3

Harrison Drury & Co stands out for its experience in agricultural and landed estates management. The team also handles residential and commercial development, leases, landlord and tenant work, and is instructed by investors on property acquisitions. The firm offers experience across the charity and not-for-profit, industrial, manufacturing, leisure, hospitality, retail, transport and utilities sectors. Naomi Fell in Kendal is 'very approachable and hardworking', Owen McKenna in Preston is 'highly professional, efficient and extremely knowledgeable,' and team head Simon England in Clitheroe is noted for landlord and tenant work.

Personal tax, trusts and probate Tier 3

Harrison Drury & Co has a strong and experienced team advising high-net-worth individuals and vulnerable clients on matters including complex asset structures. The firm handles highly complex and sensitive cases, often including a cross-border element. The team demonstrates an excellent understanding of estate and tax planning issues and includes practice head Eve Carter, 'tenacious litigator' Edward Stanley, and Jan Wright who is praised by clients for 'immediately instilling trust and confidence.'

Commercial litigation: elsewhere in the North West Tier 4

Harrison Drury & Co advises clients on a range of litigation, including partnership and shareholder disputes, derivative claims and contractual matters. Other areas of expertise include intellectual property disputes and claims arising out of business sales such as breach of warranty and injunctive relief. Sean Gibbs heads the team.

Harrison Drury is a leading and award winning regional law firm that dates its heritage back to 1901. We have offices across Lancashire and the South Lakes and provide sector specific legal services to businesses and their owners across this region and beyond.

Over the last 10 years Harrison Drury has established itself as the employer of choice within the legal sector and has grown at a pace unrivalled by other firms within the county. Attracting experts who are passionate at delivering outstanding legal services has helped our business to stand out from an otherwise competitive market.

Harrison Drury is proud to be home to one of largest commercial property teams in Lancashire & Cumbria with many decades of experience acting for business owners, developers, funders, landlords and tenants.

The firm’s Corporate and Commercial teams are well versed in handling business transactions, whether it is one-off sale or purchase, or a multi-million group merger. The team also has experience in dealing with a broad spectrum of contracts within with the hospitality and leisure sector, from trading contracts to ownership and management agreements.

Harrison Drury’s team of family and private client solicitors have a strong track record of success in cases that involve high net worth individuals with complex asset structures, such as business owners, sports people and professionals.

From wealth and trust planning to dealing with a bereavement, the firm’s trusted and highly experienced team that can protect  assets and ensure your property and possessions pass to those who you wish to benefit from them.

Harrison Drury assists individuals on wills and inheritance issues in a wide range of circumstances, including business owners, wealthy individuals with large estates, those with significant financial and property assets, and others looking to protect the future financial security of their loved ones.

Department Name Email Telephone
John Chesworth 01257 258321
Marketing & Business Development Kris Midgley 01772 395115
Property Simon England 01772 789841
Corporate & Commercial Amanda Webster 01772 258321
Residential Property Duncan Rawlinson 01995 676289
Private Client Eve Carter 01772 737379
Regulatory David Edwards 01772 208507
Property Dispute Resolution Colin Fenny 01772 258321
Corporate & Commercial Law David Filmer 01772 258321
Commercial Dispute Resolution Sean Gibbs 01772 429024
Family Law John Osborne 01772 258321
Employment Law Roger Spence 01772 258321
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