Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Legal advice
  • Year established:
    2012
  • Website:
    http://www.harrison-drury.com
  • Contact
    • 1a Chapel Street, Winckley Square, Preston, Lancahsire, PR1 18U

About Harrison Drury Solicitors

Lancashire and Cumbria’s Harrison Drury & Co. are an award-winning firm of solicitors with offices in Preston, Garstang, Lancaster, Kendal and Clitheroe. They operate across the UK and are members of the Alliott Group, a worldwide alliance of professional firms operating in more than 70 countries.
The firm was started in 1901, when William Henry Coupe began trading as a solicitor in Preston. Significant growth didn’t occur until 2010 with the opening of the Garstang office, with new offices opening almost annually afterwards.
Today, led by Executive Chairman John Chesworth and Chief Executive Officer Gavin Wright, Harrison Drury & Co. employ 78 staff to advise multi-million-pound organisations, owner-managed businesses and high-net-worth individuals.
Harrison Drury & Co. engage with their staff through ‘interactive’ meetings where employees are encouraged to give their views and have them considered when business decisions are made. They have a clear and understandable vision, mission and values, and mentor employees to promote strong leadership.


What is it like to work for Harrison Drury Solicitors

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
There are monthly one-to-one meetings and an approachable management team for ongoing support. Everyone has a personal development plan. Hannah Hughes won Lancastrian of the Year for pro bono work helping families following severe flooding in Kendal.
My Team
My Team
The intranet has an instant messaging service called Slack to help with greater communication between teams. Staff can also access this on their phones, to help with communicating with images and words to team members back at the office.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
The ‘Make it Possible’ awards are now a firm fixture in the calendar and new ‘Limelight Awards’ will recognise contributions from staff that might otherwise go unnoticed, rewarding people with vouchers and sharing on the informal communication channel, Slack.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here

Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave to all employees

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    11%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    30%

  • Male : Female:

    33% / 67%

  • Average Age:

    41

  • UK sites:

    6

  • Staff:

    92

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