WHN Solicitors Accrington

17 Cannon Street,

01254 236221

Accrington solicitors

Located in Accrington’s professional district, Woodcocks, Haworth and Nuttall (WHN) Solicitors has an award-winning team of specialist solicitors advising individuals, families and businesses across Accrington and the wider Hyndburn region.

Our Accrington office is located on Cannon Street and became WHN’s Accrington base following the merger of Woodcocks Solicitors and Haworth & Nuttall Solicitors in 2012.

We have teams of specialist solicitors across different areas of business, personal and family law, and many of our experts are ranked nationally for their work. Our local solicitors have built up a strong reputation across the Accrington and Hyndburn region not just for the expertise but for their personal approach, helping clients deal with complex legal challenges.

WHN’s Accrington office has been commended by leading national legal guide, Chambers and Partners. It has praised WHN’s Accrington solicitors for its commitment to client service and states that ‘WHN’s teams of specialist, friendly lawyers are committed to delivering outstanding results and exceptional service to businesses, individuals and families’.

How our Accrington solicitors can help

Our Accrington office comprises specialist solicitors across a number of disciplines from commercial property and employment law to divorce and conveyancing. Underpinning our approach across all our business, personal and family law teams is a simple yet powerful promise; we’re here to help.

Legal services for Accrington businesses

WHN’s company, commercial and business law specialists are the go-to experts for large organisations, small to medium sized businesses across Accrington and Hyndburn, and the people who run them, including CEOs, directors, owners and financial directors.

We have expert knowledge of the legal issues surrounding starting, running and selling a business, as well as a strong understanding of many specialist sectors.

Using WHN Solicitors gives you the assurance that you are dealing with highly qualified, professionally trained solicitors who do the job properly.

We have a number of business law specialists and teams that rank nationally for their expertise in renowned directories such as Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.

CEO Michael Shroot and director Sara Beaumont have been ranked by Legal 500 for their ‘professional and efficient’ advice in dispute resolution and property litigation, with director, Daniel Long, described as being at ‘the top of his game’ within property litigation. Senior associate solicitor, Eleanor Longworth, is also recognised as a ‘rising star’.

WHN’s commercial property specialists, Nicola Phelps and Daniel Boulton, and associate Katie Hall, have all been personally recommended by Legal 500, while associate director, Paul Matthews, is recommended for his corporate and commercial knowledge.

Daniel Long is also personally recognised in Chambers and Partners for his expertise in resolving disputes between commercial landlords and tenants. The publication also recognises Paul Matthews, head of WHN’s corporate and commercial team, for his work in mergers and acquisitions and his support for SME and owner managed businesses.

How our solicitors can help Accrington businesses

  • Business disputes
  • Corporate and commercial law
  • Commercial property
  • Commercial property dispute resolution
  • Debt recovery
  • Employer protection scheme
  • Employment law
  • Long leasehold dispute resolution

Legal services for Accrington individuals and families

Within our Accrington office, we have a team of expert and caring solicitors who help individuals and families deal with highly complex and emotional legal matters.

Our highly qualified and friendly Accrington team of solicitors help clients across a range of matters including buying a house, making a will, managing a dispute, going through a divorce or adopting a child.

Our Accrington clients trust our solicitors because they know we have the technical knowledge as well as an empathetic approach.

Members of our family law team have also been recognised by Legal 500. Director, David Connor, has been recommended for his ‘proficiencies in divorce and cohabitation disputes, acting in cases involving hidden finances and pension structures’.

How our solicitors can help Accrington individuals and families

  • Conveyancing
  • Disputes
  • Employment problems
  • Landlord and tenant disputes
  • Wills, probate and trusts
  • Wealth management
  • Divorce and separation
  • Adoption law
  • Child arrangements
  • Civil partnerships

Where to find our Accrington office (+MAP)

Our Accrington solicitors are located in the heart of the town’s professional district, a short drive from the M65 and close to Accrington train station.

About WHN Solicitors in Accrington

Woodcocks Haworth and Nuttall (WHN) Solicitors is an award-winning North West law firm, which advises businesses, individuals and families across the North on a full range of legal matters.

WHN employs over 100 staff in offices in Accrington, Bacup, Blackburn, Bury, Clitheroe, Great Harwood, Haslington, Rawtenstall and Salford.

The firm is renowned nationally for its work, with many of its specialist lawyers and teams ranked in Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners guides to the UK’s best lawyers.

For more information about our legal services in Accrington and how we can help you please contact us on 01254 236221 or send an enquiry here.


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