1A Strawberry Bank
Preston New Road
Blackburn BB2 6AA
Located in Blackburn’s professional district, Woodcocks, Haworth and Nuttall (WHN) Solicitors has an award-winning team of specialist solicitors advising businesses, individuals and families across Blackburn and East Lancashire, a region famous for being a thriving economy.
Our Blackburn office is located on Strawberry Bank and became WHN’s Blackburn 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 Blackburn and the East Lancashire region not just for the expertise but for their personal approach, helping clients deal with complex legal challenges.
WHN’s Blackburn office has been commended by leading national legal guide, Chambers and Partners. It has praised WHN’s Blackburn solicitors for its commitment to client service and says that ‘WHN’s teams of specialist, friendly lawyers are committed to delivering outstanding results and exceptional service to businesses, individuals and families’.
How our Blackburn solicitors can help
Our Blackburn office comprises specialist solicitors across a number of disciplines from commercial property and corporate to divorce and wills & probate. 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 Blackburn businesses
WHN’s company, commercial, property and business law specialists are the go-to experts for large organisations, small to medium sized businesses across Blackburn 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 Blackburn 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 Blackburn individuals and families
Within our Blackburn 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 Blackburn 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 Blackburn and East Lancashire 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 Blackburn individuals and families
- 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 Blackburn office (+MAP)
Situated close to the M65, our Blackburn office has highly efficient links to the UK motorway network and is nine miles from Preston, 14 miles from Bolton, and 20 miles from Manchester.
About WHN Solicitors in Blackburn
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.
The firm is driven by a philosophy is to put the client experience at the heart of every action, behaviour, decision, innovation and change.
Woodcocks Haworth and Nuttall Solicitors was created following the merger of Woodcocks Solicitors and Haworth and Nuttall Solicitors in 2012.
The origins of Woodcocks Haworth and Nuttall date back over 200 years. Woodcocks was founded in 1791 while Haworth and Nuttall first opened its doors in 1877.