Napthens LLP
Ground Floor Offices, Agriculture House, Cromwell Road, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 7JW
Telephone: 01768 807040
Telephone: 01768 807040

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Napthens LLP


Napthens is a dynamic legal practice, providing a wide range of services to meet the needs of businesses and individuals – locally, regionally and nationally.  A leading provider of commercial services in Cumbria and the north-west, Napthens is structured into specialist departments, with around 230 staff operating across 6 regional offices including Penrith and Kendal.

In a service based upon relationships, Napthens’ strength is our people. Focused, commercially astute, yet approachable, our lawyers include many former “big firm” advisers who bring their expertise and experience to advising businesses throughout the region.

With a tireless commitment to quality, Napthens has developed a reputation for delivering a client focused service.  We put our clients at the heart of what we do to provide a personalised, tailored service. 

With real strength in depth across our services, clients get the help and advice they need from true specialists in their field.


Commercial Property

  • Acquisitions, disposals, leases
  • Landlord and tenant issues
  • Property finance and investment
  • Property development
  • Property disputes

Construction and engineering

  • Procurement and project structuring
  • Contracts and project documentation
  • Risk management and due diligence
  • Dispute avoidance and management
  • Construction litigation and ADR

Public Procurement

  • Compliant procedures and processes
  • Advice on challenges
  • Tendering skills, in-house training

Corporate and Commercial

  • Restructures, mergers, acquisitions, disposals, MBOs
  • Joint Ventures
  • Investment / shareholder agreements
  • Distribution agreements (national or international)
  • Terms and conditions
  • Franchise agreements
  • Consumer credit arrangements

Employment and HR

  • Annual retainer service from qualified lawyers
  • HR consultancy service
  • Be-spoke training

Advice on full range of employment issues including:

  • Discrimination, harassment
  • Disciplinary, grievances, dismissals and tribunals
  • Compromise agreements, restrictive covenants
  • TUPE
  • Redundancy

Intellectual Property and Trade Marks

  • Registration, protection and exploitation of IP
  • White-labelling agreements, R&D agreements
  • IP sales and transfers
  • IP disputes and litigation
  • Trade mark registration service

Dispute Resolution and Litigation

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Injunctions
  • Corporate & shareholder disputes
  • Professional negligence claims
  • Regulatory investigations and prosecutions
  • Debt recovery

Contact Name: James Allison, Head of Cumbria

Telephone: 01768 807040

Telephone: 01768 807040


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