A warm welcome to Baines Bagguley Penhale, the bay solicitors!

If you are looking for a friendly, supportive, independent firm of solicitors offering practical, quality legal advice with offices in Lancaster and Morecambe please contact us.

Our Directors Richard Bagguley and Nicola Codd are respected local solicitors with a wealth of experience, supported by an experienced dedicated team of lawyers and administrators.

Baines Bagguley Penhale are well known for their expertise in Divorce and Family Law, Conveyancing and Property Sales and Purchases, Wills, Probate, Powers of Attorney and Dispute Resolution.

We are proud to be the only Niche Family Law team in Lancaster, specialising in the resolution of financial issues on separation and divorce. Experienced divorce solicitors, Barbara Richardson and Nicola Codd, are based at our office at 22 Sun Street, Lancaster, formerly the offices of well-known Lancaster firm Marsh and Co who joined forces with us in 2013. Having a base in Lancaster makes our offices easy to access for clients from Lancashire and Cumbria seeking advice following relationship breakdown. We can arrange meetings on Skype, at our offices in Lancaster or Morecambe or visit you if you prefer. Barbara lives in South Cumbria and is Chair of the Kendal Child Contact Centre management committee.  Nicola lives in Lancashire and has considerable knowledge and contacts in the Morecambe Bay area. Both Nicola and Barbara are trained collaborative family lawyers and Barbara runs our local collaborative group’s Twitter site @collab_law.

Richard Bagguley and Ikram Dola, are experienced property lawyers who provide no obligation quotes and offer a cost effective conveyancing system to enable you to confidently complete the single highest value purchase you are likely to make.  We   were the first practice in the Morecambe area to be accredited as part of the Law Society Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS), a mark of excellence for the home buying process. For expert assistance with commercial property work contact Richard Bagguley.

For advice and assistance with making a Will, Estate and Inheritance Tax Planning, Powers of Attorney and dealing with Probate and the Administration of Estates please contact our specialist lawyer Jan Copestake. Jan has over 30 years’ experience and can discuss the options with you to give you peace of mind and avoid leaving your family with some very complex problems to solve and unnecessary tax bills to pay on your death. She can also deal with or help you to manage the financial affairs of someone close to you on their death (known as probate), whether or not the deceased made a Will.

If you need help with commercial and personal disputes including Employment law, Landlord and Tenant Issues, Boundary and Neighbour Disputes, Contract Disputes and Debt Recovery contact our specialist litigator Jenny Pearson, who will help you identify the issues and your goals, assess your legal position and advise on the most effective way of resolving the dispute.

We are friendly and approachable lawyers who will put you at ease and offer practical, straightforward advice to protect your future and your family’s future.

Please visit our ‘Client Area’ for more information on our specialist legal services.