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Peter Stafford
Managing director

The Legal 500 2017 describes Cartmell Shepherd as a "gem of a practice led by the very knowledgeable Peter Stafford". The firm also won the Law Practice Management award in the Northern Law Awards 2017, for outstanding skills in management, innovation and enterprise.

The firm's website notably devotes a complete section to its 'clear pricing' across six areas of law.

As MD, Peter leads a team across five offices across Cumbria and Northumberland.

Twitter: @Cartmells

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