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.

Perfectly Tailored Housebuilding Advice

If you are looking for legal advice and assistance on any topic relating to housebuilding, the specialist solicitors at Lupton Fawcett are here to help.

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

We were awarded the Legal 500 HR/Employment Law team of the year in 2017

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 accredited

Recognised by leading Legal Directories Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500

Solicitors in Leeds, Sheffield & York

Lupton Fawcett LLP is a UK top 200 full service law firm offering a range of private client legal services to individuals and a full range of corporate and commercial legal services to individuals and businesses in Leeds, Sheffield, York and throughout the UK.

We combine our knowledge 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 believe knowledge is power, and our vast experience and deep understanding of commercial and personal legal services underlines our expertise in all areas.

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

Your Business Needs

Everyday business is full of legal pitfalls. By understanding your strategy, goals and objectives, we can help you steer clear of legal wrangles before they impact upon your bottom line. Our services go far beyond supporting your team with everyday ‘emergencies’. No two businesses are the same, so you will always receive a bespoke legal service from a team that protects and prioritises your business like its our own, and speaks your language avoiding confusing ‘legalese’.

Your Personal Needs

We believe in a far more personal approach to law that recognises and understands your individual wishes and concerns, and the concerns of your family and loved ones. While we understand the need for a methodical and clinical approach to law, we also appreciate the sensitive nature of many personal cases. As such, you can trust our team to handle each challenge compassionately and respectfully, while remaining professional.

Accreditations / Awards

We set up our company to exploit opportunities in the $8.1bn coronary stent market. Lupton Fawcett has been our trusted legal partner throughout, advising on funding rounds and commercial partnerships, supporting us right up to the point where we have now designed, manufactured and put into pre-clinical evaluation and moving to First-in-Man clinical trials by early next year a family of novel vascular scaffold stents with the trademark “ArterioSorb"

Kadem Al-Lamee

Co-Founder and CEO of Arterius Limited

We know that many winners of our early stage Business Advantage Awards and other clients in the Leeds Beckett University Business Centres across our region, have benefited from the practical support and advice provided by the Start-Up/Scale-Up team at Lupton Fawcett. Lupton Fawcett has provided both the essential legal support to get new and growing businesses in the right shape, as well as strong relationships with the companies as they have mentored them towards future success.

Dr Tina Conkar

Leeds Beckett University

Catherine and the team who carried out the conveyancing were excellent. Prompt, efficient and approachable are all words to describe how I felt.

Anon

sheffield

“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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Managing Partner, Jonathan Oxley, chairs the recent Shadow MPC

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Managing Partner, Jonathan Oxley, discusses the legal issues surrounding Start-Up/Scale-Up businesses.

Latest Blog Posts

Avoiding future legal problems when starting a digital business. 1

Avoiding future legal problems when starting a digital business.

Within the fast-moving digital world, with its large number of start-ups, it is extremely important to consider the legal issues that need to be addressed

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Automatic Unfair Dismissal - does there have to be an actual breach of statutory right or is the threat of infringement enough?

What happens when an individual’s religious beliefs conflict with the duties and obligations that attach to their role?

A case at the Employment Appeal Tribunal saw claims from a lay Magistrate for victimisation over his views on same-sex adoptions resulted in their removal

Pencil iconBy Nathan Combes on 9th July 2019

Automatic Unfair Dismissal - does there have to be an actual breach of statutory right or is the threat of infringement enough?

Can an Employer bypass a recognised Union by making a one-off offer to their employees?

A recent case had been brought to the Court of Appeal as an employer went of the head of a trade union when offering its

Pencil iconBy Joan Pettingill on 8th July 2019

The basics of Intellectual Property

Brexit could be hard for IP

The media's coverage of Brexit has included a vast quantity of information regarding the Irish Backstop, changes to immigration and major traffic jams at Dover.

Pencil iconBy Clive Lawrence on 4th July 2019

Protecting Inheritance from the pitfalls of Divorce

Child surrogacy: Consultation on proposed reforms launched by the Law Commission

There might be relief on the horizon for those caught in the complex issues surrounding surrogacy, after a consultation on proposed reforms around the practice

Pencil iconBy Andrew Smith on 26th June 2019

Corporate simplification - why simplify the legal structure of group companies?

Corporate Hot Topics: Liability for Breach of Warranty

A recent court case has highlighted the risks faced by sellers when giving warranties to a buyer on a corporate transaction.

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