We are a firm of solicitors with offices in Chester and Liverpool.
Working closely with clients, we provide expert commercial legal advice that is accessible, practical and cost effective. Combining commercial acumen, passion and a can do approach to deliver excellent legal services.
Providing commercially grounded and transparent approach to delivering effective solutions on areas including: Corporate & Commercial, Dispute Resolution, Commercial Property, Residential Conveyancing, Construction, Employment, Trusts & Estates, Business Recovery and Agriculture.
We take pride in our down-to-earth and friendly culture.
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In light of the current concerns around Coronavirus, our Management Team are regularly reviewing all Government and Public Health guidance in relation to this matter. In accordance with that guidance, we would therefore respectfully ask our clients and contacts not to attend our offices, even if you do not have symptoms, if you have returned from one of the affected areas within the past 14 days.
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What our Clients say
“DTM Legal have been providing legal services to Henrob for a number of years. Areas covered have included commercial property, dispute resolution, employment law, commercial agreements and general legal guidance. These have always been delivered in a prompt, efficient and professional manner and just as importantly with a personal and friendly style. All aspects of service and advice is provided to a high standard and hence I have no hesitation in recommending DTM Legal for any aspect of commercial law.”
Philip J. Whitehead, Head of Finance, Henrob
“The team at DTM Legal have never failed to respond to any legal issue taken to them – covering many areas of law – in a timely, polite, efficient and user-friendly manner. Issues, whether complex or basic, are given the same amount of detailed examination in order to ensure you receive the most suitable and secure response possible. They are, in short, our first port of call when legal situations dictate that we need a service that we can rely on without delay.”
Dave Kynaston, Vice Principal, Reaseheath College
“We have had the need for legal advice and given instruction to DTM, on a whole range of issues in the normal course of our business. At all times we have found the team easy to contact and quick to understand the particular nuance of our business and related legal requirements, case by case. As such, we have built up a good working relationship with DTM and we know we feel comfortable that should the need arise, they will step in and provide us with the support we need.”
Martin Henderson fcma, Finance Director, Calder Industrial Materials Ltd
“Without doubt, DTM are one of the most approachable, professional and diligent legal practices I have encountered. The service is exemplary, even when dealing with issues that arise out of normal office hours or at weekends. Communication is prompt, with no “waffle”, something I personally respect. I was so impressed by the quality of their commercial advice that I had no hesitation in using them for personal work too.”
Chris Hurst, CEO, Dee 106
“Having been recommended to use DTM by a colleague, they lived up to their billing as a progressive, personable team of lawyers who together with being legal specialists are able to provide sound commercial advice within budget.”
James McAllister, Owner, Brynteg Holiday Park
“The Let Alliance Group has 3 fast growing businesses (Let Alliance Ltd/Jordan & Halstead Ltd/Rent on Time Ltd) operating in the complex Private Rental Sector, all based in Chester. DTM Legal have proved to be the perfect strategic partners, advising us on all aspects of commercial law. Jim Morris and Ed Barnes have been particularly supportive, very fast on the uptake and able to deal with information quickly and accurately. Practical, empathetic and down to earth, DTM are helping us develop and grow our businesses.”
Andy Halstead, Chief Executive, Let Alliance
“DTM have been working with BBT on numerous legal matters over the last 6.5 years. They supply us with a sound professional service, have always been at the end of the phone during all our dealings with them and successfully deal with our legal issues knowledgeably and diligently. We would not hesitate to recommend their legal services. ”
Kim Newbold, Finance Manager, BBT Group
“As our partner for navigating the complexities of the legal litigation process, DTM’s efficient and friendly team continue to provide us with valuable guidance and advice, ensuring we continue to recover a high percentage of our delinquent debts.”
George Kerr, Credit Control Manager, AAH
“Everyone at DTM Legal has been outstanding and the result is just what I wanted and I am now able to move forward with my new career. ”
Leigh O'Brien, Restauranteur
“I was referred to DTM Legal by a trusted partner. From the outset they spoke in language I understood, were response and easy to deal with. The matter I engaged with them was a very sensitive issue, that could have had a massive impact to my business, and therefore was a very stressful time for me. It was dealt with in an efficient, excellent manner, at times I was available, when I am often unavailable during working hours. They attended court on my behalf and received the successful outcome I had hoped. This was all dealt with at a very cost effective price. I would not hesitate in recommending the team to business’ needing legal assistance. ”
Andrea Jones, Managing Director, Jomu
“We have used DTM Legal since 2009 and have a great relationship with the firm. They recently completed on what turned out to be a complex property transaction, we found them to be professional, personable and highly-skilled in the field of commercial property. I would not hesitate to recommend DTM Legal. ”
Richard Huxley, Director, Huxley Corporate Finance Limited
“We will highly recommend using DTM Legal in the future to other people and we give a 5 star if we could for the service we received from the team.”
Sharon Owens, Director, A Move Mortgage Services Limited
“Rarely do you come across such a professional and approachable person as Anna Duffy. After initially consulting her to the very successful outcome of my issue I found her to be totally dedicated. Her ability to meet every challenge along the way and, may I add, there was a quite a few, was extraordinary and I really could not rate her high enough.”
Mr John Nicholson
“I instructed Duncan McAllister at DTM to assist on a dispute and his advice throughout was accurate and pragmatic and enabled me to achieve a successful outcome. Throughout the process Duncan acted entirely in my interest and was also mindful of keeping fees at a reasonable level and proportionate. I would recommend his input and assistance in resolving disputes.”
Ian Walker, Managing Director, CPD Works
““We engaged the Chester office of DTM legal to act for us in our commercial matters just over eighteen months ago. In the intervening period we have received excellent customer service from Alison Brennan who has always been efficient, available and both easy and straightforward to deal with. I have found Alison`s advice relevant, easy to understand and her commercial approach and technical expertise has been of tremendous help in the early stages of establishing our business. Some of our own clients have specifically requested that Alison is instructed and we hope to continue our working relationship with the team for some time to come.””
Richard Lees, Director, Aedesia
“"Thanks DTM Legal for your tenacity and professionalism which resulted in a positive resolution without the need for further action." ”
Mr Andrew Mylchreest
“"The Bank has always been extremely impressed by the depth of knowledge displayed by Richard Thomas as well as his extremely commercial and pragmatic approach. The firm always provide good value for money and do always try and offer a solution and a 'way forward' rather than just state the law."”
Craig Moore, UK Legal Department, Handelsbanken
“"I would recommend DTM to anyone seeking pragmatic, value for money legal advice in relation to any banking or insolvency dispute or litigation."”
Craig Moore, UK Legal Department, Handelsbanken
“Comparing DTM Legal LLP to other solicitors that we have had dealings with, DTM are by far the most professional, informative and knowledgeable. They have supported us all along the way, explained every detail and ensured that we were kept up to date on every development. We are most grateful for all their help with our case and would have no hesitation at all in recommending DTM Legal to others. If we need to use solicitors in the future, DTM Legal are our first choice. ”
Mr and Mrs Whitelaw Private Development Land Owners