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Solicitors In Manchester

As award-winning solicitors established in 1821, here at Bell Lamb & Joynson we have over 200 years of experience. We have offices conveniently located in Liverpool, Warrington and Runcorn, which means it’s easier than ever to reach us from Manchester. We offer our services to those from all across the North West, including to the people in Manchester.

We specialise in services of Powers of Attorney, Family Law, Wills and Probate, Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury, Motor and Road Traffic Law, Criminal Law and Conveyancing.

Our expert and friendly solicitors are the reason we are continually recommended to people in Manchester, so whether you are based in Manchester or surrounding areas, we can help you. We tailor our service to every client’s needs, always with great care and attention.

Our successes are the reason we have been running for as long as we have and if you would like to know more about what we do then keep on reading for more information about our services.


How We Can Help You

If you live in Manchester and require some expert help, then look no further as Bell Lamb & Joynson are the legal specialists for you. We can be your go-to for legal advice and representation, and we can be on hand 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Do not hesitate to get in touch with us, our professional team is always on hand and happy to help you.

Contact details can be found down below along with all the services we provide.


Criminal Law

We are one of the oldest and therefore one of the most experienced criminal defence solicitors in the North West of England. Here at Bell Lamb & Joynson, no matter how serious, our job will always be to find the most positive outcome in some of the hardest situations someone can go through.

We are in the top 20% of Legal Aid providers and we will be there to make sure everything goes as smoothly as possible. We can assist with all criminal defence matters including:

  • Rape and Sexual Offences
  • Drug Offences
  • Serious Fraud
  • Robbery, Shoplifting, Theft and Burglary
  • Public Order Offences
  • Assault, ABH, GBH and Battery


Wills and Probate

Making a Will is one of the most important things a person can ever do - and maybe one of the most difficult. At Bell Lamb & Joynson we can help you plan for your future and final affairs we know how difficult and upsetting this can be, but we always aim to make the process as seamless as possible with our expert services.

If you need help creating a Will or handling probate after someone passes, we are here for you and will be as supportive as possible.



At Bell Lamb & Joynson, we have an excellent team of conveyancing solicitors who are dedicated and have experience with all aspects of conveyancing to help those in Manchester.

Whether it is property sales - as buying a home is likely to be someone's biggest financial decision they will ever make and we aim to help take any of the stress out of the process and make it as easy for you as possible.

Whilst the other conveyancing services we provide include:

  • Buying and selling your home
  • Remortgages
  • Equity transfers
  • Conveyancing for first-time buyers, including Help to Buy and Shared Ownership transactions
  • Leasehold conveyancing, including buying and selling a leasehold property, lease extensions and collective enfranchisement
  • Giving property (Deeds of Gift)
  • Deeds of Trust (advice about joint ownership and tenants in common)
  • Conveyancing for high-net-worth individuals
  • Buy-to-let conveyancing and property investments


Family Law

We are specialist family law solicitors with over 200 years of experience helping families from all over the North West and so we know family relationships can be challenging and complicated at times, especially when there are children involved.

Whatever your family issue, if you need advice on family law our team of highly experienced solicitors will help you find the right outcome for you and your family, always with a friendly and professional approach.

Our family law specialists will deal with a wide range of services to represent everyone including:

  • Children in care proceedings (through their court-appointed guardians CAFCASS) parents, grandparents and other family members
  • People going through a relationship breakdown, such as divorce, dissolution and separation
  • Parents about issues to do with their children, such as co-parenting after a divorce
  • People who are about to get married, enter into a civil partnership or move in together
  • People who want to adopt
  • Grandparents who want to spend more time with their grandchildren
  • Domestic abuse cases


Powers of Attorney

Arranging Power of Attorney might not be something that you want to think about or arrange and we understand the difficulty in arranging such a thing. Bell Lamb & Joynson will always aim to make things as easy for you as possible, and we will be there for you every step of the way.

From making bespoke documents with your wishes to helping you with advice on being a great attorney, we will ensure clear advice and guidance are given to you so you can make the right decisions about your wishes.


Commercial Litigation

We can help with commercial litigation needs to assist with our client base to complement the private client services that we offer. This will include Debt Recovery/Insolvency, Property Litigation, Financial Mis-selling, Construction Disputes, Professional Negligence Claims and General Litigation.


Personal Injury

Bell Lamb & Joynson deal with all types of accidents and personal injury claims will be dealt with by specialist personal injury solicitors. We deal with cases such as car accidents, any kind of accident at work, tripping and falling, plus many more.


Motor and Road Traffic Law

Road traffic offences can be an increasingly complex area of the law, with the right advice however and representation in court, our team of experts can prevent traffic offences. We deal with all aspects of road traffic law including:

  • Dangerous driving
  • Careless driving
  • Drink driving
  • Speeding
  • No insurance whilst driving
  • Using a mobile whilst driving


Contact Our Solicitors in Manchester Today

Our client feedback rates us as the number 1 firm in Liverpool, Runcorn and Warrington and the top 10 nationally based on independent client feedback.

If you live in or around Manchester and need some help or advice then please call us for a free consultation at 03444 124348, alternatively email us at

If you require out-of-hours help then our web chat is available 24/7 on our website and for more urgent criminal matters then please call 0808 196 1790.