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SAS Daniels LLP > The Legal 500 RankingsSAS Daniels LLP is a key port of call for a diverse range of SME clients, who turn to the team for its ‘excellent’ advice across corporate and commercial issues. The team is headed by transactional lawyer Jeremy Orrell, a highly experienced practitioner whose capabilities are concentrated in corporate finance and commercial matters. Chester-based Kaye Whitby has a strong reputation for advising local businesses on the legal aspects of their commercial and operational requirements. Stockport-based Andy Booth specialises in music industry mandates – acting for a host of household names – while Congleton-based Paul Tyrer‘s recent engagements include multi-million-pound transactions in the chemicals sector.
Other key lawyers:
Kaye Whitby; Andy Booth; Paul Tyrer
‘Well-led team with Jeremy always in control and client-facing.’
‘Jeremy Orrell is a good communicator who provides very prompt and thoughtful guidance for clients. Commercial advice is excellent, and very understanding of different needs.’
Pentre Group Holdings
Medical Air Technology Limited
Beech Developments (NW) Limited
The Challenge Group
High Court Enforcement Group
Fayrefield Foods Limited
R & B Switchgear Limited
Hyde Park Finance
Rowlinson Knitwear Limited
Other key lawyers:
‘Stewart Burrows is a very capable litigator, with overseas clients and cases which attract media attention. Excellent with his clients, a first-class supporter of his advocates – opponents under-estimate him at their peril.’
Private client > Family Tier 2The ‘effective and collaborative’ practice at SAS Daniels LLP is particularly strong due to the dual-specialism of the lawyers in the team, with each member active on both divorce and financial remedy work, as well as complex children matters. Helming high-value cases for clients across a range of professions, department head Shelley Chesworth has considerable experience engaging in children advocacy work, with recent cases involving enforcement and non-molestation proceedings. Furthermore, she competently handles the steady stream of nuptial agreement mandates that the firm has seen an uptick in over the past twelve months. The ‘extremely diligent’ Anita Scorah has been active on issues regarding medical assessments and capacity concerns and is extremely capable in liaising with public bodies and local authorities in matters that span multiple jurisdictions. Claire Porter is a trusted port of call for clients with complex pension structures and business assets, while Cheryl Haywood has a broad practice that is largely concentrated on relocation cases and issues of domestic abuse and coercive control.
‘I have found the team to be very efficient and collaborate to ensure matters are dealt with quickly.’
‘I would highly recommend Anita Scorah to both friends and colleagues. She is extremely diligent and goes above and beyond for her clients. She provides realistic and fair advice whilst also doing her utmost to advance the best case for her clients.’
‘Helen Kelly has handled the estate administration for both my mother and recently my father. She’s always been pleasant, helpful and professional, and given good advice when needed.’
‘I appreciate Genevieve Powrie’s empathy and compassion. She is always very punctual in communication and understands how distressing the situation is. She brings a lot of humanity to the situation.’
‘This is a proactive and cohesive practice that does not adopt a silo approach to advising clients, but shares skills and best practices to enhance the overall outcomes for clients.’
‘The culture within the company is that they are very approachable and a pleasure to deal with.’
‘Steven Percy is a great guy to assist in all things property.’
‘They provide helpful services and knowledge of many different sectors.’
‘With this team, everything has been straightforward and dealt with in a fast manner. Nicola Deutsch is my main point of contact and I wouldn’t use anyone else.’
‘The team are approachable and helpful.’
‘They are good to get hold of and work well towards deadlines.’
‘Close and quick communication with the client.’
Frederic Robinson Limited
Duchy Homes Limited
Cranford Estates (Strategic Investments) Limited
Franklyn Financial Management
Willan Trading Limited
Centec International Limited
Autac Products Limited
Estates & Leisure Holdings Limited
Cotton Estates Limited
- Advised Autac Products Limited on a lease of 12,500 sq. ft. of premises.
- Advised Cetnec International on the property aspects of a multi-million pound share sale, dealing with title irregularities, pending adverse possession claims and extensive warranties.
Employment Tier 3Fielding an ‘integrated team of approachable professionals’, SAS Daniels LLP has engaged with a strong body of contentious employment work over the past 12 months, working with clients to defend claims pertaining to unfair dismissal, age, race and pregnancy discrimination, as well as various wage violation allegations. In addition to this, the group is routinely involved with TUPE, redundancy, and restructuring mandates. Department head Katie Hodson is chiefly noted for her expertise handling discrimination cases and has been crucial to clients by possessing a strong track record of negotiating settlements with claimants and preventing lengthy tribunal proceedings. The ‘extremely intelligent’ Warren Moores is geared to act on a range of restructuring, dismissal and contractual matters, while Charlie Wood has acted as an extension to the corporate team on a number of mandates, advising on service agreements and the transfer of company shares.
‘An integrated team of approachable professionals, always willing to assist and with all the necessary expertise or access to this expertise.’
‘With SAS you are getting expert advice in a professional manner. They have handled every aspect of our business operations.’
‘SAS Daniels has been responsive and supportive at every contact.’
‘Warren Moores is extremely competent with outstanding knowledge, skills and solutions. Superbly capable and supportive. Makes himself available whenever needed.’
‘Warren Moores feels like a solution that is just a phone call away. He is extremely intelligent, friendly and it always feels like he’s part of the team. He is a credit to SAS.’
‘Our named contact at SAS Daniels is Charlie Wood. Charlie had been incredibly supportive and responsive whenever we have needed advice and guidance. We have found them comprehensive but easy to understand guidance we have received invaluable.’
‘I find Andy to be collaborative, responsive, practical, pragmatic and efficient.’
‘We work with the team on a regular basis and always feel they apply a pragmatic approach to problems which is driven by an overall commercial approach. They have provided excellent advice over the years and we enjoy the collaborative approach they adopt.’
‘Andy Booth is pragmatic, unflappable, experienced and commercial.’
Modern Sky Entertainment UK
Scruff of the Neck
- Represented Scruff of the Neck in the renewal of a Twitch TV station contract.
- Advised New Order in their renewal of publishing agreements with Universal Music.
- Acted for Paul Heaton in obtaining a publishing agreement with Universal Music.
SAS Daniels LLP > Firm Profile
SAS Daniels LLP is a Cheshire-based law firm with offices in Stockport, Chester, Macclesfield and Congleton. Working with businesses and individuals all over the Cheshire region, North West and beyond, the firm specialises in high-quality corporate, property, dispute resolution, employment and individual private client legal services.
The firm is committed to helping clients thrive in both their personal and professional lives, using their expertise, technical know-how and friendly approach to understand the needs and protect the interests of their clients.
Their team of solicitors and legal experts are all equipped to help resolve any legal matter regardless of size, ensuring a personalised experience is delivered from an experienced and approachable legal specialist.
The firm provides expert legal advice in the following areas:
Corporate: A range of corporate and commercial services for businesses, which includes mergers and acquisitions, company sales, corporate finance, reorganisations, the raising of equity capital, private equity, MBOs, MBIs and LBOs, joint ventures, employee share schemes and partnership matters. The team also specialises in advising clients in various sectors including the music business, care services, professional services, IT and software, recruitment, agriculture and leisure.
Employment: A pro-active service for employers and employees on all aspects of employment law and HR. Areas of expertise include employment tribunal representation, restructuring and redundancy advice, TUPE and equal pay. The team also offers the SAS Protect service, a fixed-price fully insured employment law protection scheme utilising bespoke software to provide employers with continual support and complete peace of mind.
Property: Full-service commercial and residential property teams. The commercial property team delivers advice for investment management, property funding and finance, rural and agricultural law and ancillary matters. The residential property team deals with residential conveyancing and landlord and tenant matters as well as plot sales for developers and their customers.
Litigation: Dispute resolution services in general and commercial litigation for both individuals and corporate clients. With a diverse range of skills and abilities, the team resolves land and property disputes, contentious probate issues and debt collection issues, as well as corporate, commercial and partnership disputes.
Private client: Expert guidance on a comprehensive range of services for individual clients, including a full probate and estate administration service together with wills, trusts, LPAs and Court of Protection matters. The team is particularly strong in providing services for older and vulnerable clients, including safeguarding and personalisation matters.
Family: Specific expertise in separation, divorce and all associated family law matters including complex financial and childcare arrangements.
|Chief Executive Officer and Head of Corporate||Jeremy Orrellemail@example.com||0344 391 5829|
|Employment Law & HR Group||Katie Hodsonfirstname.lastname@example.org||0161 475 7670|
|Property||Nigel Reademail@example.com||01625 442157|
|Family||Shelley Chesworthfirstname.lastname@example.org||0161 475 7622|
|Private Client Group||Justine Clowesemail@example.com||01625 442148|
|Dispute Resolution/Litigation||Stewart Burrowsfirstname.lastname@example.org||01244 305953|
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|Mr Steven Percy||Steven is a partner and head of the commercial property team, specialising…||View Profile|
|Mr Nigel Read||Nigel is a partner in the property group and specialises in commercial…||View Profile|
|Ms Anita Scorah||Anita is a partner in the family law team. She manages a…||View Profile|
Staff FiguresNumber of UK partners : 19 Number of other UK fee-earners : 66
At SAS Daniels LLP, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our values. As a responsible business and employer, it is important to us that we act with integrity, with fairness and with respect towards all our colleagues, our clients, our suppliers and the wider community.
Our clients expect us to take diversity as seriously as they do. We want to deliver a service which meets their needs and reflects their culture and values.
SAS Daniels is committed to complying with Chapter 2 of the SRA Code of Conduct and with all current and future anti-discrimination legislation and associated codes of practice.
However, being a responsible business is about much more than policy implementation and complying with the law. It is the culture and values of the firm and the way we go about our business.
Our thinking is simple; we will only be a leading premium regional law firm by coming up with the best ideas and solutions for our clients. The imagination and resourcefulness needed to create these ideas and solutions will only be ensured by drawing from the broadest possible pool of knowledge, skills, perspectives and talent.
At SAS Daniels, we recognise that one of our primary strengths is our ability to attract, retain and develop excellent people from a range of backgrounds and experiences. In short, our people should be as diverse as our client base. We pride ourselves on being an equal opportunities employer and we do not tolerate discrimination in any of its forms.
As a firm we are committed to fostering a culture of opportunity and access. We want to make sure that we attract talent from the widest possible pool. Once people join us as colleagues, we aim to create an inclusive environment where everyone can excel.
We consider it a priority to integrate our diverse cultural perspectives as an enabler of collaboration, innovation and teamwork for the benefit of our clients and communities.
- Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in the North West
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: elsewhere in the North West
- Private client > Family
- Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate
- Real estate > Commercial property: elsewhere in the North West