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Legal Services for Businesses, Manchester, Bolton & Lancashire

In an increasingly legally complicated and financially difficult world, you need to be sure you can rely on advice to help you with your business issue or problem. Fieldings Porter has experienced and expert lawyers who are approachable and able to understand what needs to be done to obtain the result you need. Our solicitors are committed to achieving your satisfaction so that you will continue to rely on us again and again, like so many of our existing clients.

With two offices located in Manchester City Centre and Bolton we have excellent access to all areas in the North West and beyond and provide city expertise at provincial rates. Contact us by clicking HERE to discuss your case by following the links on the legal subject areas on this page for your individual contact. 

Follow this link to see all the geographical areas where we have experience in providing advice and assistance to our clients.

Call us:   Bolton Office: 01204 540900 / Manchester City Centre Office: 0161 834 4722

Our practice areas


Charitable, benevolent and philanthropic organisations face a variety of legal issues and obtaining the right advice can be essential in allowing you to achieve your aims and make a positive difference.

Our charity lawyers are highly experienced in dealing with these types of issues, offering friendly, practical advice to organisations and trustees of all sizes at local, regional and national level, including small charities, schools and trusts.


Any business in the entertainment or leisure industry needs to have the correct licences in place to ensure they are operating legally and avoid the risk prosecution and damage to your earnings and reputation.

Our licensing solicitors can assist you with all issues related to business licences, including applying for a licence, renewing a licence and dealing with any objections or appeals, whether from individuals or organisations.

Landlord & Tenant

Landlords have to deal with a number of routine and less common issues in the course of renting out their property and having the right legal advice in your corner can help to keep you protected, legally and financially.

Our expert landlord and tenant solicitors can advise you on all aspects of being a landlord, including creating and amending tenancy agreements, enforcement of covenants, eviction of tenants and squatters and lease renewals.


There are various issues employers need to be on top of, made harder due to regular changes to UK employment law. Having the right employment law support means you can effectively manage your workforce while staying within the law.

Our employment law solicitors can help you with day-to-day issues, such as creating contracts of employment, policies and procedures, as well as less common issues, such as terminations, redundancies and Employment Tribunal claims.

Business Contracts

Commercial agreements are at the core of most businesses’ day-to-day operations. Making sure that your business contracts are created in such a way as to protect your interests and facilitate your commercial objectives is essential to your success.

Our business contracts lawyers can help you draft, review and amend all types of commercial agreements, including acquisition & disposal agreements, agency agreements, franchising, licensing agreements and partnership agreements.

Business Leases

Whether you are a commercial landlord or a business looking to lease premises, ensuring you have the right lease agreement in place allows you to create a positive landlord-tenant relationship that fits both parties’ commercial goals.

Our business lease solicitors can help you draft, review and amend leases, as well as assisting you with resolving issues around forfeiture, insurance, landlord’s covenants, landlord’s continuing liability, rent reviews, repairs and lease renewals.

Commercial Property

When buying, selling or leasing commercial property, you need to make sure the correct legal process is followed and all of the important details are taken care of. Getting this wrong could seriously harm your business legally and financially.

Our commercial property solicitors in Bolton and Manchester can help you with all issues related to commercial property, including collateral warranties, compulsory land purchase, estate management, planning law and commercial property disputes.

Corporate Finance

Having the right finance in place can be essential, whether you are starting a business, buying or selling an existing enterprise, or simply raising additional funding for expansion or other investment.

Our corporate finance lawyers can help you sort out your funding for a range of issues, including asset finance, debt finance, equity funding, family business succession planning, incorporation, management buyouts and mergers.

Company Services

Company law can be a complex area, but one that it is essential to get right to make sure your business is set up correctly and that you are fully compliant with all of the relevant UK regulations.

We can help you with issues such as forming a company, maintaining statutory registers, drafting minutes of directors’ meeting and undertaking company secretarial work where required. Don’t neglect the all important terms and conditions too.

Commercial Litigation

No matter how well you run your business, issues can arise that take specialist legal expertise to resolve. Taking legal advice early can often mean that business disputes can be resolved quickly and cost-effectively with minimal conflict.

Our commercial litigation team can help you with a wide range of commercial disputes, including partnership and shareholder disputes, customer disputes, employment disputes, health and safety issues and commercial contract disputes.