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York is a historic walled city in the county of North Yorkshire and has a population of more than 200,000. York has been named ‘the best place to live in Britain’. It is a key hub on the UK’s rail network with connections to all major cities across England and Scotland and is a magnet for tourists due to its historical significance.
York is known as one of the most desirable places to live and work in the whole of the UK, so it follows that it is the ideal city in which to have a business. There are over 8,000 companies with offices in the city and there are consistently low unemployment rates here, which is good news for recruiters.
Retail, tourism, health and social care and financial and professional services are all big business for York and are among the city’s largest employers. York is also a world leader when it comes to industrial biotech and agri-food research.
Seven million visitors flock to York each year to take in the sights and tourism alone is worth more than £6 million per year to the local economy. York holds UNESCO Creative City of Medial Arts status, which has helped to develop the creative industries. Creative and digital media businesses are now forecast to be one of the major growth areas for York’s economy, along with bioscience, finance, and high-value rail.
Inward investment to attract new business to York is ongoing with the most demand found in the health, social care and retail sectors, helping to grow the local economy year on year.
Culture and Social Scene
The historical city of York welcomes millions of visitors every year. The historic sites of York Minster and York Dungeon are just two significant points of interest that perfectly showcase the magnificent history in which York is steeped.
The city’s jam-packed calendar includes everything from musical performances, comedy nights, festivals, exhibitions and major events such as York Races and the enchanting St Nicholas Fair every Christmas.
There are also museums, galleries, theatres and gardens galore as well as a diverse shopping experience with designer boutiques, leading high street names and funky independents.
Amongst York’s cafes, pubs, cocktail bars and restaurants there is something for everyone, while artisan markets offer fresh local produce to tempt visitors and locals alike.
Legal Services and cases in York
Lupton Fawcett understands the landscape, demographics and how best to approach legal matters in the city with a breadth of knowledge that is second to none.
With new businesses continually being attracted to York, corporate law is a key part of the legal landscape. Lupton Fawcett frequently represents pubs, breweries and other businesses connected with the thriving tourism industry in York, and frequently manages business partnerships, mergers and acquisitions. Our specialist property lawyers also represent numerous clients on a range of issues including private client, conveyancing, property development and planning and property disputes.
There is a strong agricultural heritage across Yorkshire and our expertise in this area sees our services in high demand. We represent many agricultural workers, landowners and vets, for whom our specialism is vital. Many of the businesses that we represent are family-owned and we are acutely aware of the need to balance commercial considerations against protecting a way of life or a family home, especially in more rural areas.
Lupton Fawcett's ecclesiastical law practice is the largest in the north of England. With over 25 years’ experience in this specialist and technical area of law, we advise on all issues and legal problems that face clergy, parishes and dioceses in the Church of England.
It is important to us here at Lupton Fawcett that we get to know our clients really well. We pride ourselves on excellent client relations and, regardless of your situation, will work diligently to take care of all your legal requirements at every stage.
Why choose Lupton Fawcett
The name Lupton Fawcett is a by-word for excellence, quality and professionalism.
We have an exceptional team that provides the full range of legal services for individual and commercial clients across the UK.
As a client of Lupton Fawcett, you will have access to some of the most highly skilled and experienced lawyers in the business, who will use their specialist knowledge to represent you and protect your interests at every stage.
You are guaranteed a team of solicitors who are recognised throughout the industry as among the best in the business and who will provide you with a bespoke service for your individual circumstances. We consistently work to the highest standards and have a reputation for achieving excellent results. We pride ourselves on providing a level of proficiency, commitment and expertise that everyone should expect from their legal team and deliver a first-class service to all of our clients.
We have offices in York, Sheffield and Leeds and can advise clients on all areas of the law. Whatever your situation call our team in confidence on 0333 323 5259 and speak to one of our legal experts.
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