A little more about us ...
Whether you need help with a personal or a business matter our experienced solicitors can offer legal advice and assistance. For clear straight forward advice tailored to your needs contact us today.
Our Directors Richard Bagguley and Nicola Codd are respected local solicitors with a wealth of experience, supported by an experienced dedicated team of lawyers and administrators.
Baines Bagguley Penhale are well known for their expertise in Divorce and Family Law, Conveyancing and Property Sales and Purchases, Wills, Probate, Powers of Attorney, Commercial Transactions and Dispute Resolution.
We are proud to be the only Niche Family Law team in Lancaster, specialising in the resolution of financial issues on separation and divorce. Experienced family law solicitors, Barbara Richardson and Nicola Codd, are based at our office at 22 Sun Street, Lancaster, formerly the offices of well-known Lancaster firm Marsh and Co who joined forces with us in 2013.
Having a base in Lancaster makes our offices easy to access for clients from Lancashire and Cumbria seeking advice following relationship breakdown. We can arrange meetings at our office in Lancaster, Morecambe or in Kendal. We can also arrange meetings over Skype or visit you in your own home if you would prefer.
Barbara lives in South Cumbria and is Chair of the Kendal Child Contact Centre management committee. Nicola lives in Lancashire and has considerable knowledge and contacts in the Morecambe Bay area. Both Nicola and Barbara are trained collaborative family lawyers and Barbara runs our local collaborative group’s Twitter site @collab_law.
Ikram Dola is an experienced property lawyer who will provide a no obligation quote and offer an efficient and cost effective conveyancing system to enable you to confidently complete your transaction without delay, no matter what your circumstances. We were the first practice in the Morecambe area to be accredited as part of the Law Society Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS), a mark of excellence for the home buying process, and continue to provide an excellent service in accordance with the requirements of this accreditation.
For expert advice and assistance in relation to Commercial Property or the sale or Purchase of Business contact Richard Bagguley. With a wealth of experience and expertise in assisting clients in relation to their business assets, Richard regularly assists clients in a wide variety of transactions, including entering into or purchasing leases of business premises; selling or purchasing business assets and buying or selling freehold premises. Richard also advises clients in relation to agreeing and entering into Shareholders Agreements and Partnership Agreements.
For advice and assistance with making a Will, Estate and Inheritance Tax Planning, Powers of Attorney and dealing with Probate and the Administration of Estates please contact our specialist lawyers, Richard Bagguley, Jan Copestake or Olivia Hodgson. Our Private Client team can discuss the options with you to give you peace of mind and avoid leaving your family with some very complex problems to solve and unnecessary tax bills to pay on your death. They can also deal with or help you to manage the financial affairs of someone close to you on their death (known as probate), whether or not the deceased made a Will.
If you need help with commercial and personal disputes including Employment law, Landlord and Tenant Issues, Boundary and Neighbour Disputes, Contract Disputes and Debt Recovery contact our specialist litigator Jenny Pearson, who will help you identify the issues and your goals, assess your legal position and advise on the most effective way of resolving the dispute. Jenny also has particular expertise in assisting clients who encounter disputes or have concerns arising following the death of a friend or family member.
We are friendly and approachable lawyers who will put you at ease and offer practical, straightforward advice to protect your future and your family’s future.
Please visit our Services Page for more information on our specialist legal services.
How can we help you?
We offer straightforward legal advice and assistance for clients in relation to legal matters for both individuals and businesses.