As a full service corporate law firm, we understand and are able to assist with the issues and challenges that your business faces on an everyday basis. We provide a specialist service for each of the following sectors.
We know that a successful business is built on the skills and experience of its people. We provide expert legal assistance designed to support key roles in every business.
We provide comprehensive legal services across the full range of legal disciplines required by modern businesses and those who own and manage them.
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“…one of the standout performers in the UK 200..." (The Lawyer UK 200)
place to work
Analyse the small print,
yet still see the big picture
Dedicated to delivering results for the people who run and own businesses
We provide the full range of services that most businesses and other organisations need from day to day. We also offer specialist services in sectors such as healthcare, house building, independent schools, chemicals, waste management, road transport and technology-driven property services. We have particular expertise in dealing with telecom masts, dilapidations and overseas investment in UK property.
Based in the heart of the Leeds business district, we operate regionally and nationally. Through our Interlegal network we have global reach, providing access to lawyers in every major jurisdiction, from Brussels to Budapest, Lisbon to Los Angeles, Moscow to Montevideo and Shanghai to Sao Paulo. We also have an office facility in the City of London.
We are listed among the UK’s largest 150 law firms in The Lawyer top 200 where we have been described as a ‘stand-out performer’. We continue to strengthen our position, with our latest end of year results reporting profits of more than £6.2M, an increase of 40% for the 2017/18 financial year, with turnover reaching £16M, up 24% on last year. That growth has been organic. We value our independence. We have developed a strong culture, based on attracting talented people who want to build their career with us. We look for lawyers who can deal with the small print, yet always see the big picture.
At The Lawyer Awards 2018, Shulmans was picked out as one of the top two independent law firms in the North and Scotland with the judges highlighting the firm’s ‘determined leadership’, ‘innovative pricing’ and ‘impressive organic growth, excellent client wins and people focus.’
In 2018, Shulmans brought home the award for 'Property Law Firm of the Year' at the Yorkshire Insider Property Awards, and have previously won at the Yorkshire Legal Awards. In 2017, Mark Lumley was named ‘Data Protection Lawyer of the Year,’ at the Finance Monthly FinTech Awards.
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In April 2019, Tim Halstead celebrated his 25th year as Shulmans’ managing partner. To mark the occasion, he spoke to the Yorkshire Post about his time in the role.
We were pleased to advise Avant Homes on the acquisition of a parcel of land at Chesterfield’s £340m waterside development.
Shulmans partner Amanda Beresford attended the launch event for the report “The Economic and Social Story of Wellington Place”.
Four Shulmans team members have been promoted to associate as part of career development scheme, ‘Forward with Shulmans’.
Shulmans colleagues are set to embark on their latest adventure as part of a trilogy of fundraising challenges.
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