Managing Partner: Paul Walker
Senior Partner: Joy Kingsley
Number of partners: 60
Business Crime & Regulation: Peter Grogan
Clinical Negligence: Eddie Jones
Commercial Litigation: Marc Yaffe
Commercial Property: Jim Banfi
Corporate & Commercial: Mike Blood
Corporate Recovery & Insolvency: Richard Wolff
Employment: Liz Cotton
Family: Michael Chapman
Personal Injury: Richard Powell, Chris Sutton
Private Client: Andrew Garvie
THE FIRM: JMW Solicitors LLP is a leading full-service Manchester law firm offering a broad range of legal services to both commercial and private clients.
JMW deals with both small every-day matters or complex transactions involving many legal areas. Its legal teams are multi-disciplined, so there is always an expert on hand to guide clients, whatever the issue. The firm was established in 1978 and it has become an entrepreneurial full-service law firm. Over recent years, the firm has grown substantially and currently has over 60 partners and some 300 staff and fee-earners.
JMW clients range from private individuals, from all walks of life, through to SMEs and major national and international companies. Its legal teams have a communicative and enthusiastic approach, and look to provide practical solutions to its clients’ legal needs, producing the highest quality results. It places the uppermost value on building close working relationships with its clients, and is there for the ordinary issues, as well as the extraordinary ones.
PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK: JMW’s areas of legal services include business crime and regulation; commercial litigation; commercial property; corporate and commercial; corporate recovery and insolvency; debt recovery; employment; intellectual property; road transport law; media law; and sports law. As well as services for individuals which include clinical negligence; Court of Protection; family law; mesothelioma claims; motoring offences; personal injury; residential conveyancing; and wills, trust and probate.