Commercial solicitors in Manchester


Manchester has a long economic history that was transformed during the Industrial Revolution. Today, the city’s businesses mainly focus on the service industry, as manufacturing has continued to decline in Manchester for several decades. The legal services that exist in Manchester now align themselves with the vast majority of business types in the city. As such, commercial solicitors in Manchester tend to offer these services: 

  • Debt recovery
  • Contract negotiation
  • Commercial property sales and purchase
  • Intellectual property law

Commercial solicitors in Manchester can also help your business if you find that you are being sued. The Small Claims Court will usually be the venue for your case. Commercial solicitors in Manchester can help you with your case if you decide to dispute the claim, and these claims will usually be heard in the county court. You can find Manchester’s county court at:

Manchester Civil Justice Centre
1 Bridge Street West
Manchester Greater Manchester
M60 9DJ
Main switchboard: 0161 240 5000

It is also important to be aware that all commercial solicitors in Manchester must be accredited with the Law Society of England and Wales. They should also hold what is called a practising certificate that the Law Society has issued to them. Always check the credentials of any commercial solicitors in Manchester you are thinking of using for your business.

Any disputes you have with commercial solicitors in Manchester should be, in the first instance, directed at the law firm that employs them. They should comply with the code of conduct that governs all solicitors working in the UK. If you do not feel you have gained a satisfactory outcome to you complaint, you can then go to the Legal Complaints Service which will investigate your case.

If you would like help finding recommended commercial solicitors local to Manchester, Contact Law can put you in touch with a firm we work with free of charge. So, if you have any questions please call us on 0800 1777 162 or complete the web-form above.

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