Lancashire legal firm reaffirms commitment to Chorley

Monday 19th January 2009

Leading Lancashire solicitors, Marsden Rawsthorn is putting Chorley at the heart of plans to create a new breed of regional law firm. The company has relocated its three Preston offices to state-of-the-art premises in Fulwood, it has announced a range of measures that underline its commitment to the Chorley area.

The firms Chorley team will be further strengthened at its St Thomass Road office, whilst the imminent launch of a wide-ranging Corporate Responsibility Strategy will build on Marsden Rawsthorns social and charitable commitments within the Chorley community.

Our firm has been practicing in Chorley since 1912, explains Charles Maher, Chief Executive. Following our recent merger we are forging ahead with ambitious plans to create a new type of legal practice for the 21st century commercially aware and technologically innovative, but with a real sense of commitment to its community. Our presence in Chorley is absolutely central to this plan.

The legal teams working out of the firms Lune Street (Preston), Harris Knowledge Park (Fulwood) and Ribblesdale Place (Preston) have moved to purpose-built premises just off Faraday Drive, Fulwood. Located close to the M6 and Preston City Centre, the new building will provide an easily accessible head office, with ample parking, for the firms expanding client base and growing team.

Following the merger that created the current firm last year, the relocation will play a key role in plans to further establish Marsden Rawsthorn as one of the leading legal firms in the North West. In addition to increased efficiency and reduced costs for clients, housing multiple teams in a single location will also lead to a more fluid, cross-disciplinary approach between specialist areas of the practice.

The launch of a comprehensive Corporate Responsibility Strategy a first for a regional solicitors of this size - will form the second major strand of the firms ambitious plans for the future. In addition to a range of measures designed to increase energy efficiency and reduce carbon footprint, the Strategy will also extend the firms community-based pro-bono work and commitment to good causes.

Full directions to Marsden Rawsthorns new premises can be found on the firms website at Full details of its corporate responsibility strategy will be available from April.

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