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Family Business Law

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Cartmell Shepherd are proud to be partners of the Family Business Network. We believe that Family Businesses are the lifeblood of the local economy.

Originally an old family firm with it’s roots in Cumbria and Northumberland we have adapted over the years to meet changing demands and technologies. As such we understand how a family business operates.

Many of our existing clients are family businesses – whether it be the small sole trader, the large local company or anything in between.

We can offer specialist advice to businesses in the agricultural, hotel and leisure and commercial sectors. We have the largest team of wills, probate and succession lawyers in Cumbria. We offer tailored practical and pragmatic solutions and innovative pricing options to meet an individual client’s needs and help you to achieve your commercial goals.

Let Cartmell Shepherd be at your side for:

  • HR Support
  • Employment Law
  • Agri-Business
  • Commercial Property
  • GDPR and Data Protection
  • Company Commercial
  • Wills, Probate and Inheritance
  • Succession Planning
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Divorce and Separation

In this 40 minute conversation, Sue Howorth and Dave Clarkson of The Family Business Network uncover the family business story behind a rural Northumberland manufacturing firm, AGMA. Pippa Franklin, Director and next gen successor talks about her role and Joanne Stronach of Cartmell Shepherd Solicitors adds her professional insight into the business.

You can see more family business news and articles from the team here

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