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Jennifer Moorhouse - Lawyer Monthly Award Winner 2018

We are very pleased and proud to announce that Jennifer Moorhouse has been awarded a national award for assisting and advising elderly and vulnerable clients in the Lawyer Monthly Women in Law Awards 2018 . Jennifer's work in this area has been...

Marie Gorton Admitted to the Roll of Solicitors

We are very pleased to announce and congratulate Marie Gorton on her admission to the roll of solicitors today. Marie has been studying in one way or another for many years and after qualifying as a Chartered Legal Executive in 2012, she says "I am...

We are recruiting - Family, Private Client & Residential & Commercial Property

Due to the continued success and growth of the firm we are recruiting again. We require lawyers in our property team to deal with both residential and commercial conveyancing; all aspects of private client work; and both private and care work in...

Two new associate solicitors!

It is with great pleasure that we announce that from 1 May 2018  David Darlington  and  Jennifer Moorhouse  have been promoted to the position of Associate Solicitor. We are thrilled that they have committed their future to the practice...

Recruitment, residential conveyancer

We are recruiting again! This time for a conveyancer in our busy residential property team. See the link for more details....

Kylie Hughes - a jolly good fellow!

We are pleased to announced that after many years of hard study Kylie Hughes has graduated to become a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives. This is a recognition of her legal knowledge in many areas. She will continue to provide specialist legal...

Manchester Office moves to 3 Hardman Square, Spinningfields

Fieldings Porter are pleased to announced that after just over 4 years at 86 King Street, Manchester we have today moved to the 2nd floor of 3 Hardman Square in Spinningfields, Manchester . We are excited to be a part of the legal services offering in what...

Conveyancing Quality Scheme re-accreditation

Fieldings Porter are pleased to announced that we have again had our Conveyancing Quality Scheme accreditation renewed for another 12 months. As the accreditation body the Law Society says , it is a recognised quality standard and best practice quality mark...

Fieldings Porter To Provide Guardian Angels

Fieldings Porter has committed to purchasing 100 Guardian Angel Devices to be given free of charge to those suffering with Dementia or Alzheimer’s in the Bolton area. Developed by the Good Deeds Trust, the Guardian Angel Devices are worn by Dementia sufferers to provide the contact information of their designated emergency contact.

5 top tips to follow if arrested by the Police

1. When you are booked in, the sergeant will ask if you want a solicitor. Always ask for Fieldings Porter. It is free and does not delay the investigation. 2. Do not discuss the allegations without speaking to your solicitor first. When you are being booked...

5 top tips when charged or summonsed with a criminal offence

1.         Contact Fieldings Porter and tell us what offence(s) you have been charged with and when you are in Court. 2.         In good time before your first appearance, see...

Celebration Day for new Partner Liz Taylor

Bolton-born Liz Taylor becomes sixth female Partner. May Day was Celebration Day for new Partner Liz Taylor as she was officially installed as the latest in a line of 32 partners in the law firm, dating back to 1871.  Fellow Partner Peter Cunliffe...

Stephen Topping attains Higher Rights of Audience for civil courts

Stephen Topping, Associate in the Litigation Department, has recently attained qualification as a Solicitor-Advocate (Higher Courts Civil Proceedings). This followed a rigorous written and advocacy assessment and means that he has the same rights...

Employment Issues 2017: How To Handle Them

On 28 March 2017 John Webster and David Darlington will be giving a seminar on current employment issues and how employers in particular need to handle them. Topics will include - Who is a worker?, commission and overtime and its impact on holiday...

Fieldings Porter renews sponsorship of The Big Bolton Expo 2017

We have renewed our sponsorship of The Big Bolton Expo  for this year's event on 28 March 2017. It's at the Bridge Centre in Bolton and is a great event at which to exhibit and meet fellow exhibitors and members of the local business community....

Fieldings Porter Apprentices

We are very pleased and somewhat proud of the opportunities we have provided to our 4 apprentices currently working at the firm. Jonathan Waterhouse, Elliot Thornton, Elle Cooper and Harvey Unsworth have all been supplied by Learning Unlimited and are...

Bolton Solicitor recognised for 50 years on the roll of solicitors

David Porter has today been recognised by the President of the Law Society of England and Wales with a certificate for 50 years on the roll of solicitors. Many congratulations David!...

Bolton Solicitor becomes member of the Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS)

Nazia Nawaz , has become a member of the Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS) having dealt with this type of work for many years since her qualification as a solicitor over 13 years ago. The prestigious Association was formed...

Fieldings Porter North West Expo 2016

We are pleased to confirm that we are exhibiting again at the North West Expo on Thursday 24 November at the Etihad Stadium, home of Manchester City FC. We had great success at last year's event at Old Trafford Cricket Ground and believe this will be...

Fieldings Porter receives Conveyancing Quality Scheme accreditation - again!

We are pleased to announce that we have been re-accredited for another 12 months by the Law Society with The Conveyancing Quality Scheme . We have had the accreditation for a number of years now for both our Bolton and Manchester offices and is testament to...

Fieldings Porter Commended for its work with and employment of Apprentices

The firm was pleased to be nominated at the Bolton and Bury Business Awards 2016 in the category for apprentice development. A table of 10 staff attended including the 4 apprentices, Jonathan, Elliott, Harvey and Elle. We didn't win but we are happy...

Female Fraud Forum July event

Victoria Thompson has again arranged another Female Fraud Forum event. Despite its name both sexes are welcome! Details below.     "Disclosure Management in Complex Cases… With more agencies looking toward private...

Best of Bolton Expo Event Sponsor

We are very pleased to be one of the event sponsors at this year's one and only Big Bolton Expo as organised by the bestofbolton. The event at The Bridge Conference Centre in Bradford Street on Wednesday, June 29th boasts 75 stands so far. We expect...

Victoria Thompson joins Fieldings Porter and Female Fraud Forum

We are very pleased to welcome Victoria Thompson to our Criminal Team. She will predominantly be working out of the Manchester office. She has considerable experience in dealing with offences of fraud and has been recognised by her peers and recently was...

Ed Nally appointed President of Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal

We are very pleased to congratulate (again!) our consultant Ed Nally on his recent appointment as President of the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal. Ed will continue with the work he does at Fieldings Porter alongside his other commitments.   ...