JMW Acquire Motoring Practice


Full service law firm JMW Solicitors LLP has acquired Wilmslow based Motoring practice Charles Stansfield & Co.

Charles Stansfield has joined JMW as Head of the Driving Defence team. Charles brings with him over 30 years’ experience in representing motorists, professional drivers and haulage companies, having been appointed a panel Solicitor of the Road Haulage Association. He is Vice President of the Association of Motor Offence Lawyers. He advises clients in all areas of motoring matters as well as road transport law to include drink driving, careless driving, totting up, operator licence and drivers’ hours and tachographs.

He has appeared in Courts all over England and Wales, also representing transport companies before the Traffic Commissioners as far afield as Belfast, Eastbourne and the Outer Hebrides!

Charles will continue to operate from Wilmslow but will be part of JMW’s Driving Defence team which is part of the Business Crime and Regulation Department headed by Partner Peter Grogan.

Commenting on the acquisition of Charles Stansfield & Co, Joy Kingsley, Senior Partner at JMW said:

“We are pleased to welcome Charles and his motoring practice to JMW. He brings with him a loyal client base and a wealth of experience in motoring and road transport law and is a welcome addition to the firm."

Commenting on his appointment Charles Stansfield said:

“When I decided to sell my firm, JMW seemed the ideal choice. This is a great opportunity for me to join a thriving law firm and become part of an established team. I am also looking forward to being able to offer my clients a complete range of services through the varied expertise of JMW.”



For more information:

Samantha Meakin

0161 828 1981


Note to Editors

JMW Solicitors LLP is one of the leading Manchester law firms and offers a broad range of legal services to both commercial and private clients.  We are committed to providing legal services in a cost effective and timely manner.


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