Lancashire legal firm cracks niche market

Newly merged Lancashire firm, Woodcocks Haworth and Nuttall have completed a major car dealership sale as they continue to prove their expertise in niche business areas.

Shahin Akhtar, of the company’s Blackburn office, conducted the sale of J Pilling & Son’s, Accrington based car dealership trading as Greyhound Ford to Peoples Liverpool Ltd for an undisclosed sum.

The asset transaction saw the transfer of existing staff, property and business assets to Peoples, which owns seven Ford car dealerships and which recently recorded a pre-tax profit increase of 26 per cent on its annual results.

Woodcocks Haworth and Nuttall, which has branches across East Lancashire, previously completed the sale of J Pilling & Son’s, bodyshop business in a stand-alone deal and has also successfully handled other car dealership sales and acquisitions.

With corporate lawyers experienced in the acquisition and disposal of niche businesses in the manufacturing and insurance industries, pharmacies, nursing homes and children’s nurseries, Woodcocks Haworth and Nuttall are ideally equipped to handle a wide range of acquisitions and disposals.

“The corporate department has the expertise to provide practical business solutions to clients and successfully handle deals in a number of different areas.” said Shahin

Woodcocks Haworth and Nuttall is one of East Lancashire’s largest legal businesses with branches in Blackburn, Accrington, Bacup, Bury, Great Harwood, Haslingden and Rawtenstall.

For enquiries please contact; Shahin Akhtar at Haworth Nuttall Woodcocks, 01254 272640.