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  • Get To Know Our New Starters

    Marsden Rawsthorn is an ambitious and forward thinking legal firm, who are dedicated to getting the right results for you, for the right fee. Providing exceptional service for you is the driving force for our energetic and experienced trusted team of recommended solicitors.

    Not only are we passionate and enthusiastic but we recognise the importance of clear honest and prompt commitment to ensure success and results. At our easily accessible offices in Buckshaw Village - Chorley and Fulwood - Preston with FREE car parking facilities and a warm welcome we thrive to ensure all our clients are the main focus and are dealt with care and integrity every step of the way.

  • Buckshaw Business Community Networking Event

    The thriving community of Buckshaw Village is growing day by day.

    Marsden Rawsthorn Solicitors would like to bring local businesses closer together by hosting a regular Networking Event and we want YOU to attend.

  • Wildlife Art Fundraiser for Manchester

    Following the recent devastation in Manchester which has deeply affected us all, Marsden Rawsthorn are proud to support a fundraising effort for the families of the victims involved. Donations can be made to receive a free pet/animal portrait, oil or canvas, usually priced at £300. Sarah Stribbling is a wildlife and pet portrait artist from Lancashire and specialises in highly detailed oil paintings and pencil drawings. Sarah’s work is sold worldwide and she has been a finalist in the David Shepherd wildlife artist of the year awards.

  • Marsden Rawsthorn are proud to support a fundraising effort for the families of the victims involved in Manchester

    Following the recent devastation in Manchester which has deeply affected us all, Marsden Rawsthorn are proud to support a fundraising effort for the families of the victims involved.

  • Are new properties being sold with a leasehold trap for their owners?

    Many of the new houses being built by developers are being sold as long leases (leases of longer than 21 years), with the promise that a house buyer might buy the freehold 2 years down the line for a minor sum of approximately 15% of the premium value of the freehold. But are these promises being kept?

  • Katie Hopkins ordered to pay libel compensation. Twitter users beware!

    It has been widely publicised that the opinionated and often controversial columnist, Katie Hopkins, has recently been ordered by the High Court to pay damages of £24,000 for libel, plus legal costs of £107,000. Jack Monroe is a writer and columnist and was the subject of tweets posted by Hopkins on Twitter in May 2015, which accused Monroe of vandalising a war memorial.

  • St Catherine's Dying Matter's May 2017

    Karen, Helen and Rebecca from Marsden Rawsthorn joined St Catherine's Hospice, local community workers, primary healthcare teams and more, to take the conversation into the heart of the community of Leyland. You may have seen them travelling between Leyland and Preston on a green, vintage Fishwick's bus, on Friday 12th May 2017.

  • What is a No Win No Fee Agreement?

    A Conditional Fee Agreement, more commonly known as a “No Win No Fee Agreement” is an agreement between you and your solicitor relating to your compensation claim. It effectively does what it says on the tin – if you do not win your case and receive compensation, you do not have to pay solicitor’s fees. You will be provided with the Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA) at the start of your case and you and your solicitor will both sign it.

  • New law: Brexit – immediate considerations for businesses

    Businesses should start thinking now about the legal and other implications of the UK leaving the European Union (EU) on their business, and consider taking certain steps now.

  • New Code: Environment Agency updates England and Wales Code regarding the duty of care for businesses producing waste

    Businesses in England and Wales producing waste of any kind will welcome an updated version of the Environment Agency's Code of Practice on how to discharge their legal duty of care in relation to waste.

  • New guidance: Information Commissioner's Office updates guide to electronic marketing

    Organisations using email and e-newsletters, phone, texts or other forms of electronic communication to promote themselves will welcome updated guidance from the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) to help them comply with anti-spam law and avoid significant penalties for breaches.

  • New law: Companies preparing for significant company law changes

    Companies are preparing for significant changes to company law from April 2015 through to 2017, by checking which parts of the new law apply to them, when each rule is due to come into force and what they need to do now.

     

    Companies need to start preparing for significant changes under new company law coming into force over the next few years, many of which are designed to improve disclosure and transparency by UK companies

  • New scheme: New Patent Box scheme likely to replace existing scheme

    Companies eligible for the Patent Box scheme, a preferential tax regime for income arising from qualifying patents, should consider whether to join it before planned changes in 2016.

  • Have you thought about your will?

    According to our survey 56% of people believe that having a will is very important yet only 38% of people actually have one. 

  • In the Dock with Caroline Madden

    Meet Caroline Madden, a solicitor working in our Family department at our Preston office. We put her in the dock this month to answer our questions. 

  • Lancashire law firm urges people to protect their digital legacyLancashire law firm urges people to protect their digital legacy

    While more and more of us are spending an increasing amount of time online, a survey from Lancashire based law firm, Marsden Rawsthorn has found that only six per cent of people are making provision for what will happen to their ‘digital legacy’ when they die. 

  • Marsden Rawsthorn Wins Animal Welfare PrecedentMarsden Rawsthorn Wins Animal Welfare Precedent

    Lancashire-based law firm, Marsden Rawsthorn has been instrumental in achieving a legal precedent that will safeguard the welfare of animals across England and Wales.

  • Growth for Marsden Rawsthorn Commercial Property team

    After seeing renewed vigour in the commercial property sector, leading law firm Marsden Rawsthorn has appointed Wendy Beer, from Worsley, Manchester, as the latest addition to its commercial property team.

  • Jackson Reforms One Year On

    A year on from the introduction of the Jackson Reforms, launched as a way to curb claims made through “no-win no-fee” cases, Lancashire-based law firm Marsden Rawsthorn has become aware of a sharp rise in the number of claims and defences being struck out for failure to comply strictly with timetables set by the courts.

  • 100 years’ experience in law from three generations

    This month Marsden Rawsthorn will wave goodbye to one of its longest serving solicitors. After 38 years, Margaret Marshall is retiring and will be passing her clients to her son Ashley Marshall, who has just taken over as the new head of department.

  • Excellent professional service provided by Libby and her team. Faultless.
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  • Get To Know Our New Starters

    Marsden Rawsthorn is an ambitious and forward thinking legal firm, who are dedicated to getting the right results for you, for the right fee. Providing exceptional service for you is the driving force for our energetic and experienced trusted team of recommended solicitors.

    Not only are we passionate and enthusiastic but we recognise the importance of clear honest and prompt commitment to ensure success and results. At our easily accessible offices in Buckshaw Village - Chorley and Fulwood - Preston with FREE car parking facilities and a warm welcome we thrive to ensure all our clients are the main focus and are dealt with care and integrity every step of the way.

  • Buckshaw Business Community Networking Event

    The thriving community of Buckshaw Village is growing day by day.

    Marsden Rawsthorn Solicitors would like to bring local businesses closer together by hosting a regular Networking Event and we want YOU to attend.

  • Wildlife Art Fundraiser for Manchester

    Following the recent devastation in Manchester which has deeply affected us all, Marsden Rawsthorn are proud to support a fundraising effort for the families of the victims involved. Donations can be made to receive a free pet/animal portrait, oil or canvas, usually priced at £300. Sarah Stribbling is a wildlife and pet portrait artist from Lancashire and specialises in highly detailed oil paintings and pencil drawings. Sarah’s work is sold worldwide and she has been a finalist in the David Shepherd wildlife artist of the year awards.

  • Marsden Rawsthorn are proud to support a fundraising effort for the families of the victims involved in Manchester

    Following the recent devastation in Manchester which has deeply affected us all, Marsden Rawsthorn are proud to support a fundraising effort for the families of the victims involved.

  • Are new properties being sold with a leasehold trap for their owners?

    Many of the new houses being built by developers are being sold as long leases (leases of longer than 21 years), with the promise that a house buyer might buy the freehold 2 years down the line for a minor sum of approximately 15% of the premium value of the freehold. But are these promises being kept?

  • Katie Hopkins ordered to pay libel compensation. Twitter users beware!

    It has been widely publicised that the opinionated and often controversial columnist, Katie Hopkins, has recently been ordered by the High Court to pay damages of £24,000 for libel, plus legal costs of £107,000. Jack Monroe is a writer and columnist and was the subject of tweets posted by Hopkins on Twitter in May 2015, which accused Monroe of vandalising a war memorial.

  • St Catherine's Dying Matter's May 2017

    Karen, Helen and Rebecca from Marsden Rawsthorn joined St Catherine's Hospice, local community workers, primary healthcare teams and more, to take the conversation into the heart of the community of Leyland. You may have seen them travelling between Leyland and Preston on a green, vintage Fishwick's bus, on Friday 12th May 2017.

  • What is a No Win No Fee Agreement?

    A Conditional Fee Agreement, more commonly known as a “No Win No Fee Agreement” is an agreement between you and your solicitor relating to your compensation claim. It effectively does what it says on the tin – if you do not win your case and receive compensation, you do not have to pay solicitor’s fees. You will be provided with the Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA) at the start of your case and you and your solicitor will both sign it.

  • New law: Brexit – immediate considerations for businesses

    Businesses should start thinking now about the legal and other implications of the UK leaving the European Union (EU) on their business, and consider taking certain steps now.

  • New Code: Environment Agency updates England and Wales Code regarding the duty of care for businesses producing waste

    Businesses in England and Wales producing waste of any kind will welcome an updated version of the Environment Agency's Code of Practice on how to discharge their legal duty of care in relation to waste.

  • New guidance: Information Commissioner's Office updates guide to electronic marketing

    Organisations using email and e-newsletters, phone, texts or other forms of electronic communication to promote themselves will welcome updated guidance from the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) to help them comply with anti-spam law and avoid significant penalties for breaches.

  • New law: Companies preparing for significant company law changes

    Companies are preparing for significant changes to company law from April 2015 through to 2017, by checking which parts of the new law apply to them, when each rule is due to come into force and what they need to do now.

     

    Companies need to start preparing for significant changes under new company law coming into force over the next few years, many of which are designed to improve disclosure and transparency by UK companies

  • New scheme: New Patent Box scheme likely to replace existing scheme

    Companies eligible for the Patent Box scheme, a preferential tax regime for income arising from qualifying patents, should consider whether to join it before planned changes in 2016.

  • Have you thought about your will?

    According to our survey 56% of people believe that having a will is very important yet only 38% of people actually have one. 

  • In the Dock with Caroline Madden

    Meet Caroline Madden, a solicitor working in our Family department at our Preston office. We put her in the dock this month to answer our questions. 

  • Lancashire law firm urges people to protect their digital legacyLancashire law firm urges people to protect their digital legacy

    While more and more of us are spending an increasing amount of time online, a survey from Lancashire based law firm, Marsden Rawsthorn has found that only six per cent of people are making provision for what will happen to their ‘digital legacy’ when they die. 

  • Marsden Rawsthorn Wins Animal Welfare PrecedentMarsden Rawsthorn Wins Animal Welfare Precedent

    Lancashire-based law firm, Marsden Rawsthorn has been instrumental in achieving a legal precedent that will safeguard the welfare of animals across England and Wales.

  • Growth for Marsden Rawsthorn Commercial Property team

    After seeing renewed vigour in the commercial property sector, leading law firm Marsden Rawsthorn has appointed Wendy Beer, from Worsley, Manchester, as the latest addition to its commercial property team.

  • Jackson Reforms One Year On

    A year on from the introduction of the Jackson Reforms, launched as a way to curb claims made through “no-win no-fee” cases, Lancashire-based law firm Marsden Rawsthorn has become aware of a sharp rise in the number of claims and defences being struck out for failure to comply strictly with timetables set by the courts.

  • 100 years’ experience in law from three generations

    This month Marsden Rawsthorn will wave goodbye to one of its longest serving solicitors. After 38 years, Margaret Marshall is retiring and will be passing her clients to her son Ashley Marshall, who has just taken over as the new head of department.

  • Baby Beat Charity Annual Golf Day Sponsorship

    We are proud to be sponsoring a hole at Baby Beat Charity Annual Golf Day in September. 

  • Alzheimer’s Cake Sale day 2017

    We recently held an Alzheimer’s Cake Sale day at both our Offices in Chorley and Preston, we raised £65 in total for Alzheimer’s Society.

  • Excellent professional service provided by Libby and her team. Faultless.