Friday Legal Solicitors
01536 218888
  • slidebg dedicated business law practice

    dedicated business law practice

    We specialise in advising family-owned and owner-managed businesses across the region and nationally.
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    professional legal advice

    We will talk to you in plain English, we will be open about our fee structure and we will deliver the services promised in a timely and efficient manner.


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Commercial Law

Our commercial law team can assist with the creation and/or interpretation of every piece of legal documentation that crosses your desk.

Commercial Property

Our Property law team can advise on all aspects of buying,selling and leasing of commercial properties and development sites.

Corporate Law

We advise on the buying and selling of businesses and companies of all shapes and sizes.


We deal with all aspects of asset finance and leasing, including property finance arrangements and high-value consumer credit issues.

Intellectual Property

Our intellectual property lawyers can assist with the protection of your intellectual property and can register trade marks on your behalf.

Dispute Resolution

The team can assist with all nature of disputes that can arise within business – from simple debt collection through to complex disputes.


Our charity law team has a great deal of experience in relation to the provisions of the Charities Acts.

Business Start-ups

We will advise you in relation to your new business proposal so that you can get legal aspects of your business correct from day one.

Employment Law

Our employment law team can create employment contracts for your staff, as well as representing your company at Tribunals.

About us

Friday Legal Solicitors is a dedicated business law practice that specialises in advising Businesses across the region and nationally. The Directors at Friday Legal and all Heads of Departments have run and operated businesses themselves and are able to give professional legal advice in a commercial manner that really assists in achieving the objectives of our clients. We will talk to you in plain English, we will be open about our fee structure and we will deliver the services promised in a timely and efficient manner.

We operate from offices in Northamptonshire but operate nationally for a wide variety of businesses including National brands as well as family owned and owner managed businesses.

Our legal services are always led by a Director who will take the time to get to know your business and your method of operation so that our legal services can be specifically tailored to your preferred way of working and integrated into your management structure to achieve the best possible outcome for yourself.

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Meet the Team

Introducing The Friday Legal Team

Douglas Iles


Douglas is a Director of Friday Legal and a Solicitor and is one of its founders. Douglas specialises in the buying and selling of businesses and Companies and has a wealth of experience in delivering plain English, Commercial and Corporate advice to ensure that your objectives are met. Douglas is the Chairman of a local Charity and has previously been a Board Member of Northampton County Cricket Club, Tresham College and other local businesses.

John Punni


John is a Director, a Solicitor and is one of the founders of Friday Legal Solicitors. John specialises in commercial property matters and has a wealth of experience in advising property developers, property owners and commercial Landlords in relation to the acquisition and disposal of freehold and leasehold interests in land and in devising structures, schemes and options relating to the efficient acquisition and exploitation of real estate assets.

Duncan Crowther


Duncan is a Director of Friday Legal and is a Solicitor. Duncan specialises in giving Corporate and Commercial advice to businesses and Companies throughout the region and previously owned and operated an IT Software resale Company. Duncan has a background in engineering and is well equipped to understand the most complex of Contracts and issues facing businesses. Duncan also heads up the Employment Law and HR Team at Friday Legal.

Hayley Mauro

Solicitor - Dispute Resolution

Hayley is an expert in all aspects of Dispute Resolution and in negotiating sensible outcomes to the most complex commercial disputes. Hayley also advises on Employment Law issues and has great experience representing Companies in the Employment Tribunals and can advise business owners on the costs, benefits, tactics and merits of pursuing and dealing with commercial disputes.

Austin Ogbata

Solicitor - Dispute Resolution

Austin is part of the Dispute Resolution Team and has many years of experience in getting to the heart of complex commercial matters and in achieving commercial sensible settlements to legal disputes in a cost effective manner.

Victoria Barke

Solicitor - Commercial Property

Victoria is a Commercial Property Lawyer who specialises in delivering advice on all aspects of commercial property ownership, acquisition, disposal and exploitation.

Simon Chambers

Solicitor - Commercial Property

Simon assists the Commercial Property Team with the delivery of both commercial and residential property transactions.

Jessica Gardiner

Trainee Solicitor – Corporate

Jessica assists the Commercial and Corporate Teams and advises on all aspects of corporate and commercial legal services.

Sandra Hill

Office Manager

Sandra manages the entire office environment at Friday Legal Solicitors and heads up the Accounts Team and the Document Production Team.

Dannii Darling

Document Production Secretary

Dannii assists the Office Manager and assists in document production, office management and back office support for the lawyers at Friday Legal.

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Please review the “join our team” section of this website and please do send us your CV if you are interested in joining a progressive friendly and professional team.

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Medlicott Close
NN18 9NF
Phone: 01536 218888

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Our office opening hours are Monday to Friday, 9:00 - 17:30.