Putting You Ahead

We see the world through your eyes and we walk in your shoes.
We are Lupton Fawcett LLP and we put you ahead.

Experts in Business Law

Modern business is competitive. Our experienced and commercially-minded lawyers have the acumen to keep you one step ahead. We don’t just know the law inside out; we understand your business too, and how to make the legal process work in your favour.

Lupton Fawcett... a Top Law Firm in Yorkshire

Lupton Fawcett is a leading Top 200 UK law firm with teams of expert legal professionals based across our offices throughout North, South & West Yorkshire

We provide the full range of legal services to individuals and an extensive range of corporate and commercial legal services to businesses throughout Yorkshire, The North of England, and across the UK & Ireland

We combine our knowledge and experience with the highest levels of client care to provide you with a professional but friendly service.

At Lupton Fawcett, we understand that you want more than just options. You need specific answers to specific challenges. We’re here to help, so get in touch today with any of the teams in  Sheffield, York, or Leeds.

We believe knowledge is power. Our vast experience and deep understanding of the law help us support businesses, families, and individuals when life’s opportunities or challenges require specialist legal expertise.

Long term relationships are built on clear advice and exceeding expectations. We all face challenges along life’s journey. It’s how we approach them that matters.

When critical decisions must be made, you’ve got to know who to trust. We are devoted to seeing the world and its challenges through our client’s eyes, quickly appreciating those things that truly matter. We build long-term relationships that our clients can always rely on, so they know, whether it’s a business or personal matter, if they need advice, we’ll be there for them.

We are Lupton Fawcett, and we put you ahead.


“It is an absolute privilege to be able to lead Lupton Fawcett through its next stage of growth. Lupton Fawcett is a great business and one I am very proud of. Whilst we may be living in turbulent times, our strategy remains; to be the region’s law firm of choice. My vision is to make this one of the greatest places to work, offering a fantastic range of legal services for all, whilst focusing on the professionalism of our people and quality of our advice. Lupton Fawcett will always be a trusted law firm who you can come to in the best and worst of times. I relish leading the firm forward through and beyond the current uncertainties.”

James Richardson, Lupton Fawcett’s Managing Partner

We Know What You Expect from Your Law Firm. This Is How We Deliver It.

Regular communication about progress

We understand how important the issues you are facing are to you, your family, and your business. We know that you want to bring matters, however large or small, to a timely conclusion so you can move on with your lives. We work hard to ensure that nothing takes longer than necessary, and we make sure you are kept up to date with progress at all times. If something changes and timescales are affected, you’ll know why and what we are doing to resolve it.


Clear information about costs

We firmly believe that you should have access to leading legal representation regardless of your circumstances. We’ve created a series of flexible payment options, and we are always fully transparent about all the costs involved. We will discuss everything with you at the outset so that you are in control and can find the best option for you and your budget. You’ll get regular updates along the way, and everything will be itemised.


Information about the legal process

We pride ourselves on effective use of language and regular communication throughout the legal process. We know how frustrating it feels to be dependent on a system you may not understand. We appreciate the trust you have placed in us to help you navigate this often complex system on your behalf, and we want to make sure you are given proper insight as to what is going on at any given moment, what the next steps are, and what the likely outcome will be.

Why Choose Lupton Fawcett?

Having advised and supported many local families, individuals and businesses, we are proud to offer clients a dedicated service from specialist solicitors who are experts in their field:

We're Award Winning

Multi-award winning - Yorkshire Team of the Year, Regional Employment Team of the Year, Employment Law Lawyer of the Year

We're Connected

We're connected to the people, businesses and infrastructure throughout Yorkshire

We Put You First

You can be sure to expect superb client service from us. Our clients are our priority

We're Your Law Firm

Your problems are real but how we approach them makes all the difference

Accreditations / Awards

Legal Awards 2020 Winner’s logo
Leeds United Business Club
FSQS Accreditation
Conveyancing Quality Scheme
Corporate Team of the Year 2019
YLA Employment Team of the Year 2019
Partner of the Year 2019
Trainee Solicitor of the Year 2019

Mr Richard Buckley of Lupton Fawcett ,gave me excellent advice and help recently with a legal document .In these times when little face to face contact is possible he was always available on the phone and made the experience trouble free and very satisfactory

Clare White

"I instructed Chris Burns to advise me in relation to my divorce and financial issues following the breakdown of my marriage. One of the key issues in the case was whether a long period of cohabitation would be factored in when considering the length of the marriage and the financial settlement I would be entitled to. During the course of the case, Chris provided me with clear and consistent advice and was able to deal robustly with the other party. I achieved an outcome I was very happy with and was very pleased with the advice and service levels which Chris and his team provided me with."


I was faced with a situation where it wasn’t “a solicitor” that I needed, I needed a “solicitor with a heart” and that’s what I found in Sam Hirst. Kind, efficient, to the point and I’d give her 10 out of 10 for fighting my corner. Thank you Sam, I shall forever be grateful for you representing me during my most difficult time. Wish you the very best.

Swarni Williams


“The Archbishop of York is glad to announce that Louise Mary Connacher, Deputy Registrar of the Diocese of York, Master of Arts (cantab.), Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales and Partner of Lupton Fawcett LLP has accepted the invitation to become Acting Diocesan Registrar from 15 April 2019 and Deputy Registrar of the Province of York, to be known as Acting Provincial Registrar.”

The office of the Archbishop of York

“I am delighted at how they got to grips with the very complex issues and completed exceptionally difficult negotiations against the clock”

Bradford City Football Club

“It is a great reflection on the advice we give, and the way we handle matters, that many new cases come through recommendations from former clients.”

Chris Burns, Lupton Fawcett Head of Family Law

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Chris Burns, Head of Family Law, discusses the new divorce laws

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Lupton Fawcett Partner, Louise Connacher, discusses the issues around Gender Pay Gap Reporting, Changes to Data Protection law and the National Minimum Wage.

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