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 an increase in turnover by 9.25% up to £17.6 million for the financial year 2018/19. 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.
Shulmans was named as a finalist in the Insider Yorkshire Property Industry Awards 2019 for Property Law Firm of the Year, having previously won the award in 2018 and 2016. The firm was also included in the Yorkshire Business Insider Growth 100 list for 2019.
In the Yorkshire Legal Awards 2019, Shulmans was a finalist in the Commercial Property and Debt Recovery categories, and Tim Halstead was awarded the Managing Partner of the Year award for the second time. Tim Halstead was also a finalist in the Professional Services Leader category at the Northern Leadership Awards 2019.
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.’
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Knights Group Holdings plc, one of the UK's fastest growing legal and professional services businesses, today announces the exchange of contracts to acquire Shulmans LLP.
We are pleased to announce the completion of a deal which will see the development of a major multi-million-pound Built to Rent (BtR) accommodation scheme in Nottingham.
Tax law changes due to come into force in April 2020 mean that the end users of contractors might be liable for the taxes of those contractors.
Leading regional lawyer, Emma Digby, has been appointed as a Partner within the Commercial Dispute Resolution team.
The Shulmans team has raised more than £10,000 for Leeds Mind, which was selected as charity of the year in 2019.
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