JMW Solicitors LLP

JMW is a full-service law firm providing legal services and advice for both businesses and individuals. For more than 40 years, we have been fighting to achieve a positive outcome for our clients to get them the results they deserve.

With three offices in the UK, our head office in Manchester, a full-service office in London and one of our specialist family law teams in Liverpool, we can help clients across the country no matter who you are and what you require.

We have over 470 staff and some 100 Partners and our headcount is in excess of 570 people.  The firm is structured around many departments, which comprise specialist lawyers of all ranges of qualification and expertise.

Our clients range from high net worth private individuals through to SMEs and major UK and international PLCs.  Our head office is in Manchester’s flagship Spinningfields business district.

JMW is recognised by The Legal 500 and The Chambers Legal Directory Guide as a leading law firm across a wide range of legal services.  In 2016 the firm also became one of the Top 100 UK law firms by revenue for the first time and we are currently ranked 83rd. JMW is accredited with Investors in People and also Lexcel, the Law Society’s quality standard mark. In 2020 we were ranked number 33 in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work for.

Many of our departments have been shortlisted for various industry awards, and at the Manchester Legal Awards in March 2019, we won Large Law Firm of the Year. In June 2018 we won The Lawyers Law Firm of The Year for The Independents in the North and Scotland.

We are committed to providing a broad spectrum of legal services in a cost effective and timely manner.  We place the utmost value on building close working relationships with our clients and make sure that we are there for the everyday issues, as well as for the larger instructions.  30% of our work comes from existing clients, one of the key benchmarks of high quality legal service, and over 70% of our work comes from recommendations and new clients who want to utilise our service for the first time.


Areas of Expertise

Our full range of services covers a broad range of legal disciplines:

Services for Businesses Services for Individuals
  • Banking and Finance
  • Business Crime and Regulation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Corporate Immigration
  • Corporate Recovery & Insolvency
  • Data Protection
  • Employment
  • Intellectual Property
  • Real Estate Commercial
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Sports Law
  • Clinical Negligence
  • Court of Protection
  • Family Law
  • Media Law
  • Motoring Offences
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate Residential
  • Wills & Estates Planning
  • Wills Disputes